La réforme de l’orthographe

You might have read it in your newspaper; there’s been an outcry regarding the “réforme de l’orthographe” mostly coming from the Front National or other reactionaries.  Robert Ménard (note this name, you’ll soon see it again in another blog post) tweeted   Robert Ménard ‏@RobertMenardFR  Feb 5 Ils changent la population, ils changent notre histoire, et maintenant… Continue reading La réforme de l’orthographe

Tea and sandwiches

Dear Reader This post is an extract from “The Twinning Game”, an account of the twinning between Alfriston and Veules les Roses.  The following scene takes place during the “exploratory visit” of Alfriston by Jean-Claude Claire, maire de Veules les Roses and two colleagues.  We took them to visit Rathfinny Estate, near Alfriston.  Liz had… Continue reading Tea and sandwiches