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From Admission to Graduation: anticipating life in Grenoble

Joseph Schott anticipating life in Grenoble

Joseph Schott has come from the USA, via Japan, to do an MBA at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business. We will be following him ‘From Admission to Graduation’ as he blogs on life and learning in the Capital of the Alps. Continue reading From Admission to Graduation: anticipating life in Grenoble

Managing your professional “brand” through social media

Managing Your Professional “Brand” through Social Media

Mickey Farrance, President of the Working Women’s Network of Grenoble, announces a seminar on Saturday, March 20 at the Grenoble École de Management called Face-to-face to FaceBook: Managing Your Professional “Brand” through Social Media. Find out more here. Continue reading Managing your professional “brand” through social media

Video Diary: The Saint Hilaire du Touvet funicular

  
Going up! The St Hilaire du Touvet funicular
Going up! The St Hilaire du Touvet funicular

Cynthia Caughey is author of The Video Diary of an American in France – her adventures as an American woman starting life over at 50 in the French Alps … with videos, photos, regional recipes, travel tips, and a few laughs about adjusting to life in France. She has kindly agreed to share this video of the funicular at Saint Hilaire du Touvet.

Clearstream: Clients, Patrons, and French Political Parricide

 
Sarkozy & Chirac
Sarkozy & Chirac

In the second post in his blog The Franco-American Daily Deconstructionist; History and Culture in Everyday Life, John Hess asks “Are you all as bored by the Clearstream affair as I am? If so, then excellent, this blog is just for you!”

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Nuts about Grenoble

Walnut army. Photo: ArielAmanda
Walnut army. Photo: ArielAmanda

Gill Baconnier has lived in France for over twenty years – seven of them in Grenoble. She teaches English, works with dyslexic children and, in her spare time, tries very hard to actually finish writing her children’s novel. A former feature writer for an English regional magazine, her articles about life in France can now be found at her blog French Windows. She kindly agreed to share this article about la noix de Grenoble with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Nuts about Grenoble

The Franco-American Daily Deconstructionist: Michel Has Another Serving of Pasta

Michel
Michel Has Another Serving of Pasta

In his new blog The Franco-American Daily Deconstructionist; History and Culture in Everyday Life, John Hess’s attention is caught by a recent French road safety  advertisement.  Continue reading The Franco-American Daily Deconstructionist: Michel Has Another Serving of Pasta

Frugal living in Grenoble. Part I: Food

Groceries in transit. Photo: qmnonicKelly Rigotti writes Almost Frugal, a blog about being smart with your spending, saving and money goals. As probably the only American living in France writing about frugal living, we invited her to share her personal finance tips for her adopted home town of Grenoble. Part I in the series is about food.

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