Tag Archives: British expat

A veggie in Grenoble

Squash time! ¨Photo: Gerry Balding

British blogger and erasmus student Elizabeth Gear shares this post about life as a vegan in the Capital of the Alps.  Continue reading A veggie in Grenoble

The opening thoughts of a future Erasmus student

Michael Hansford in action. Photo: Abbie Felton (http://feltonsfotos.weebly.com)

Erasmus student Michael Hansford anticipates life in the Capital of the Alps, where he will be studying at Université Pierre Mendes France and playing for the Centaures de Grenoble American football team.  Continue reading The opening thoughts of a future Erasmus student

Study Chinese medicine in Grenoble

L’école de Médecine Chinoise & Qi Gong

Anna Cartalade shares her experiences on a Chinese medicine training programme now offering courses in Grenoble city centre.

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International Grenoble – expat life in the Capital of the Alps

The Bastille, Grenoble, photo by demiante

Considering living and working in France? Read on for the lowdown on what makes Grenoble a great destination for expats.

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Experience Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga in Grenoble

photo by milopeng

Year abroad student and yoga teacher Liam Lewis shares his views on Grenoble’s sporting culture and invites you to join him for a session of Ashtanga Vinyasa. Read on to find out more!

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Introducing … Sweet Home Grenoble

Sweet Home Grenoble – language exchanges and discovery of the Grenoble area

Corinne Crespi of Sweet Home Grenoble tells us how the association can help newly arriving expats to discover the region and practise their French.

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Laïcité, faith, and freedom of speech the French way

Charlie Hebdo fait la une. A detail from the front page of ‘Le Parisien’ newspaper, 20th Sept, 2012

Miracle Maid is a Bilingual British Blogger based in the Grésivaudan who writes and rants in French and English. She shares a recent post with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Laïcité, faith, and freedom of speech the French way

Wing It – songs, dancing, and stomping!

A detail from the poster 'Greece, The Play'

We chat to Hélène, Katie and Vickie of Wing It Productions about a new play they are putting on at Théâtre Prémol with young people from the Grenoble area.

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Piccadilly Time for English groceries in Grenoble

The Piccadilly Time website

We talk to Véronique Mangin and Sarah Pradel of Piccadilly Time, a new online business based in Grenoble selling British goodies. Continue reading Piccadilly Time for English groceries in Grenoble

The 39 Steps – review

The Upstage 2012 cast and crew

Grenoble Life’s James Dalrymple reviews the Upstage 2012 performance of ‘The 39 Steps’ at Théâtre Ste-Marie-d’en-Bas. Continue reading The 39 Steps – review