The Language of Love

In the United States, we pull petals off daisies: "loves me, loves me not." In France, where hairs are not split, but coupés en quatre (cut in quarters), plucking marguerites has seven choices: Il...

Cherchez L’Homme

Has the combination of elegance, romanticism and bravado that characterized the French lover become a myth?

The Great Debate

A call for national soul-searching about what it means to be French in the 21st century, a united Europe and a global world.


Look up bureaucratie in Robert's Dictionnaire. First definition: "l'influence abusive de l'administration" (misuse of official power).

Say It With Flowers

Since in France your flowers send a message, you need to know what you're saying