Tag Archives: sport

European wheelchair basketball cup comes to Grenoble

Photo: mvongrue

Gillian Gover tells us about the benefits of Gières basketball club, which is bringing the European wheelchair basketball cup to the Grenoble area this March.

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Resolution No.1: Improve my French for real

‘Resolutions and goals.’ Photo by creepyed

Marie Verrey shares her tips with those Grenoble-based expats for whom improving their French features top of their New Year’s resolutions. Continue reading Resolution No.1: Improve my French for real

The France Etats-Unis guide to ‘la rentrée’

September. Photo by rosemary

April Buchanan explains the concept of la rentrée for the uninitiated, and tells us all about France Etats-Unis Grenoble‘s activities coming up from September. Continue reading The France Etats-Unis guide to ‘la rentrée’

Life lessons from the rock face

Photo: Vickie Allen

Vickie Allen tries rock climbing the ‘iron way’ (aka via ferrata) at Alpe d’Huez. She took her camera too. Don’t look down! Continue reading Life lessons from the rock face

Anglophone Grenoble, a rough guide

Just landed in Grenoble? Don't worry, there's a club for you. Photo: Guillaume Brialon

Just landed in Grenoble? Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple gives his rough guide to Grenoble’s expat clubs and Anglophone businesses and services. Continue reading Anglophone Grenoble, a rough guide

English Talk Radio talks to theFrenchPaper

The French Paper website
The French Paper website

Michael Streeter, Editor of theFrenchPaper, talks to Vivian Draper of English Talk Radio, 90.8 Radio Campus Grenoble. Read the full interview here. Continue reading English Talk Radio talks to theFrenchPaper

Don’t stress: it’s France!

Xavier Darcos announces plans to combat stress in the workplace. Photo: Ministère: Travail, Solidarité, Ville
Xavier Darcos announces plans to combat stress in the workplace. Photo: Ministère: Travail, Solidarité, Ville

James Dalrymple of Grenoble Life asks why the French – despite sleeping more and living longer than everyone else – are so stressed. Apparently the French government wants to know too … Continue reading Don’t stress: it’s France!

Le plateau des Petites Roches, la cascade des Dioux, le Moulin de Porte Traine

1. The plateau of St Hilaire, where the Coupe Icare takes place
1. The plateau of St Hilaire, where the Coupe Icare takes place

Suzanne Bonnefond is an enthusiastic amateur photographer and contributor to the Grenoble Life gallery. In the first of a series of posts on local walks, she takes us to a ruined mill near St Hilaire du Touvet. Continue reading Le plateau des Petites Roches, la cascade des Dioux, le Moulin de Porte Traine