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Bastille Day: Liberté, égalité, fraternité

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies
Liberté, égalité, fraternité
Liberty, equality, fraternity

These are the words fought for by the French people; words by which the French Republic stands. Bastille Day, celebrated on the 14th of July (le quatorze juillet), is the French national holiday and commemorates […]

Famous Frogs: Paul Cézanne

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies

Paul Cézanne
19th January 1839 – 22nd October 1906
Artist

Paul Cézanne was a French artist who painted in the post-impressionist style, along with Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin.

He was born in Aix-en-Provence in 1839, and died there in 1906. While […]

Famous Frogs: Coco Chanel

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies

Gabrielle Bonheur Chanel, better known as Coco Chanel19th August 1883 – 10th January 1971Fashion Designer, Founder of Chanel

Coco Chanel is perhaps one of the most famous names in the fashion world. After all, who hasn’t at least heard of […]

Famous Frogs: Marion Cotillard

This blog entry was written by the talented Morgan Sutherland – meet her on Twitter @MorganDaisies

Marion Cotillard
Born 30th September, 1975
Actress and Singer/Songwriter

Welcome to our first entry for ‘Famous Frogs’, where famous (and in some cases, infamous) French people are metaphorically dissected for your reading pleasure. Today’s frog is Marion Cotillard, an award winning actress […]

French Speak is in Provence

Hi French-Speakers,

We (Devy and Mark) are in Provence for the next couple of weeks.  We have been getting everything ready for French Speak’s first “Learn French In France” immersion course which is starting next week.

The south of France has turned on some beautiful weather for us since we have been here, and we took […]

Delightful afternoon at the Musee d’Orsay exhibition

Check out the photos from our lovely afternoon at QAG followed by High Tea here.

I can’t think of a better way to spend a rainy Sunday afternoon!