Tag Archives: Paris

Visiting Grenoble in English

To the Bastille by bubble

Grenoble Life’s Christina Rebuffet-Broadus shuns the mass exodus for the beaches to check out guided tours of her adopted home town. Here’s what she found out. Continue reading Visiting Grenoble in English

Grenoble Life meets The Cake Shop’s Paul Waters

Paul Waters at The Cake Shop

Grenoble Life meets Paul Waters, The Cake Shop‘s young British pâtissier, to ask him about leaving the UK to make British and American style cakes in France. Continue reading Grenoble Life meets The Cake Shop’s Paul Waters

The history of Grenoble in two short blogs (part I)

Grenoble in 1944

Want to impress your friends with your knowledge of Grenoble’s past? John Lubbock has condensed the history of the city into two short blogs so that you can show off about how much you know. Continue reading The history of Grenoble in two short blogs (part I)

Cafés and bars

Quatre cafés. Photo: designwallah

Gill Baconnier has lived in France for over twenty years – seven of them in Grenoble. 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 has kindly agreed to share this article about French cafés and bars with Grenoble Life. Continue reading Cafés and bars

Chaissac at the Musée de Grenoble

 
Musée de Grenoble
Musée de Grenoble

The colors of Gaston Chaissac are brightening up the winter season here in Grenoble with the current exhibition at the Musée de Grenoble, Gaston Chaissac: poète rustique et peintre moderne. Camille Bromley of Grenoble Life explains. Continue reading Chaissac at the Musée de Grenoble

Art and music for all – an interview with VSArt’s Meredith Charreyron

 

VSArt Floral Workshop, June 2009, LFPA résidence Notre Dame, Grenoble
VSArt Floral Workshop, June 2009, LFPA résidence Notre Dame, Grenoble

Meredith Charreyron set up the Grenoble chapter of VSArt, a large French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. She talks to Grenoble Life about VSArt’s activities, her background, and opportunities to participate as a volunteer in the city. Continue reading Art and music for all – an interview with VSArt’s Meredith Charreyron

TESOL workshops in Grenoble with Marianne Raynaud

Marianne Raynaud
Marianne Raynaud

Marianne Raynaud worked for twenty-four years at Grenoble Institute of Technology
(INPG).
She has conducted TESOL workshops in France (Paris), Spain (Madrid and Seville) and the USA (Seattle). Now, she is offering workshops here in Grenoble. Grenoble Life wanted to know more. Continue reading TESOL workshops in Grenoble with Marianne Raynaud

Travel around the world

Bernard Denis
Bernard Denis

Bernard Denis is a doctor and cardiologist, and was Head of the department of cardiology at the Hôpital A. Michallon in Grenoble. Now retired, he enjoys writing short stories in English. Grenoble Life invited him to submit this one, Travel around the world. Continue reading Travel around the world

Sightseeing around Grenoble

A barn in Vercors
A barn in Vercors

Suzanne Bonnefond is an enthusiastic amateur photographer and contributor to the Grenoble Life gallery. A long-term resident of the Grenoble who has also lived in Paris and London, she kindly agreed to share her sightseeing photos around Grenoble. Continue reading Sightseeing around Grenoble