Travelling to the South of France

Oh beautiful Provence and French Riviera! You have my heart forever and ever… Such a richly diverse area and you’ll never run out of incredible things to discover on each visit. Follow Adriana – my gorgeous sister-in-law – who made these exclusive videos for French Speak students. My three “coup de coeur” (favourite) stops First[…]

Bastille Day celebration

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[…]

Portrait of Coco Chanel

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[…]

Marion Cotillard portrait

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[…]