Chaque homme est coupable de tout le bien qu’il n’a pas fait.
Every man is guilty of all the good he did not do.
Voltaire, writer and philosopher (1694-1778)
Bonjour! This is it, the final day of my series on how to Frenchify Your Life. 31 days of actually finishing something I cannot believe I managed to post every day for 31 days about France. When I first started, I thought I would get really stressed half-way through and give up. I was convinced I would […]
The French haven’t earned their reputation as food lovers and great cooks without doing something right somewhere. But as I have explained before, there is a cultural aspect that transcends simply ‘doing as the natives do’. Food education starts in infancy. The school canteen as an extension of Health Education I’m sure that most children, as […]
Ce que peut la vertu d’un homme ne se doit pas mesurer par ses efforts, mais par son ordinaire. The virtue of a man ought to be measured, not by his extraordinary exertions, but by his everyday conduct. Blaise Pascal, philosopher, scientist, theologian (1623-1662)