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Introducing … Bienvenue Grenoble

Bienvenue Grenoble

We talk to Bienvenue Grenoble, a new organisation that offers a range of activities aimed at helping newcomers feel welcome in Grenoble. Continue reading Introducing … Bienvenue Grenoble

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

‘La grossesse’ in Grenoble – part 3, “tapering off”

The shape of things to come!

In the third and final part of her blog about being an expecting mother in France, Shonah Wraith describes the last three months of her pregnancy. Continue reading ‘La grossesse’ in Grenoble – part 3, “tapering off”

‘La grossesse’ in Grenoble – part 2, “in full training”

An ultrasound scan. Photo: j.dopf

In the second part of a blog about her experience as an expecting mother in France, Grenoble Life’s Shonah Wraith describes her second trimester. Continue reading ‘La grossesse’ in Grenoble – part 2, “in full training”

Finally legal in France – the OFII experience

Les timbres!

US newcomer Maureen Walsh reports on obtaining long-stay and student visas through the Office Français de l’Immigration et de l’Intégration for a year in Grenoble. Continue reading Finally legal in France – the OFII experience

Nicola Piroth: a creative approach to psychotherapy in Grenoble

Nicola Piroth at work and at play

Nicola Piroth is a play therapist with a private practice in Grenoble. She talks to Grenoble Life about creative approaches to psychotherapy, her international background and setting up a cabinet in France. Continue reading Nicola Piroth: a creative approach to psychotherapy in Grenoble

Starting your own business in France

URSSAF - another elegant French acronym

Patrick Owen shares his experience starting an English teaching business, becoming an Auto-entrepreneur and dealing with France’s particular administrative complexity and love of acronyms. Continue reading Starting your own business in France

Trudi Penkler – adaptation counselling in Grenoble. Part I

Trudi Penkler

Trudi Penkler is a psychologist, psychotherapist and ‘Intercultural Consultant’ with her own practice, Active Adaptation Counselling, in Grenoble. In the first of a two-part interview, she talks to Grenoble Life about helping foreigners adapt to life in a new culture, going professional in France, and being a Ghostbuster!

Continue reading Trudi Penkler – adaptation counselling in Grenoble. Part I

Property Finder, a new way to buy or rent your home

Hélène Aubry

Hélène Aubry is a property finder specialised in helping potential home buyers in the purchasing process. She talks to us about her services, the housing market in the Grenoble area, her expat background and how she came to set up her own business. Continue reading Property Finder, a new way to buy or rent your home