Newsletter November 2015
Here's a technique to help with learning and improving your French, suggested by fellow American David Tolman of Fluent French. It's echoing, listening to French speakers and repeating what they say. Think singing along with your favorite song.
Backstabbing in Beaujolais (Winemaker Detective)
A business magnate calls on wine expert Benjamin Cooker to kickstart his new wine business in Beaujolais, sparking bitter rivalries. Can the Winemaker Detective and his assistant keep calculating real estate agents, taciturn winegrowers, dubious wine merchants and suspicious deaths from delaying delivery of the world-famous Beaujolais Nouveau?
Place du 7 au 11 janvier 2015
Place du 7 au 11 janvier 2015 in Ambilly, France. A small town on the Franco-Swiss border. This square is named in memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place in and around Paris on January 7-9, 2015 and the unity rallies that took place throughout France a few days later on January 11.
Friday in France: A humorous memoir about leaving it all behind
Friday in France, is a laugh-out-loud, 5-STAR, true, fish out of water story about a successful, New York TV Production Executive that leaves the rat-race and insanity of her life behind to go live on a calm and quiet, French Island in the Atlantic with her surfer-boyfriend.
Traffic in France November 2015
At the beginning of November school holidays (see calendar) end, so the first weekend will have the most traffic. But overall it's not too bad, as Sunday the 1st is Orange nationally. Other than that the month is all green.
November 2nd, 1918
Orville Wright in France from a postcard postmarked November 2nd, 1918.
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