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Secrets of successful negotiation in Grenoble

Getting past no! Photo: Hey Tiffany!

Rebecca Skillman talks to Ellen François-Jacobs, facilitator of the Working Women’s Network of Grenoble workshop ‘Essentials of Successful Negotiation’, 28 May. Continue reading Secrets of successful negotiation in Grenoble

Marraines de lait – breastfeeding support for new mothers

Breastfeeding baby. Photo by fikirbaz

Grenoble Life talks to Kelly Rigotti of Les Marraines de Lait – an Isère based association offering breasfeeding support – ahead of their meeting this Thursday. 

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France Etats-Unis – fostering social exchange in Grenoble

'Raquette nocturne' with Association France Etats-Unis

April Buchanan of Association France Etats-Uni talks to Grenoble Life about getting together with the “internationally-minded” for picnics, museum visits and full-moon raquette nocturne. Continue reading France Etats-Unis – fostering social exchange in Grenoble

Grenoble Life meets Graines de Polyglottes

Graines de Polyglottes

Grenoble Life editor James Dalrymple chatted to Elisabeth Malandrino, Directrice at Graines de Polyglottes, a new language centre for children in the city. Continue reading Grenoble Life meets Graines de Polyglottes

How to get a time management masterclass in Grenoble

Pat Brans

Grenoble-based Pat Brans is founder of the Master the Moment time-management method, giving speeches and training sessions at companies and organisations around the region and beyond. He tells Grenoble Life about his work, his background, and how to get a higher return on your efforts. Continue reading How to get a time management masterclass in Grenoble

VSArt – Creative volunteering in Grenoble

VSArt - Caring for the elderly. Photo: Borya
VSArt - working with the elderly. Photo: Borya

American opera singer Amelia Feuer describes how she became involved with VSArt in Grenoble, a large French volunteer association that brings cultural opportunities to disadvantaged and elderly people. Continue reading VSArt — Creative volunteering in Grenoble

“Just add sugar and hot sauce!” – an interview with Bob and Sylvie of Pumpkins

Pumpkins
Pumpkins

Bob and Sylvie Tharinger own and operate Pumpkins (33 rue d’Alembert), Grenoble’s only authentically American restaurant. Christina Rebuffet-Broadus of Grenoble Life talks with them about showing the French that American cooking is much more than McDo has led them to believe. Continue reading “Just add sugar and hot sauce!” — an interview with Bob and Sylvie of Pumpkins