Why elitism is dragging France down


  France‘s National Assembly where the corridors are patrolled by an elite who are not good at doing their job, argues author Peter Gumbel. There is no egalité when it comes to France’s ruling class, which is dominated by an elite clique where a ‘jobs for the boys’ culture prevails, argues British author Peter GumbelContinue reading “Why elitism is dragging France down”

‘If you move to Paris on a whim, be prepared”


For this week’s My French Career we meet tour guide for Localers, Thomas Butler, 28, from Dublin. He made an impulsive decision to move to the capital three years ago. Anyone can do it, he says, they just need to be prepared. How did you end up living in Paris? Well I came here onContinue reading “‘If you move to Paris on a whim, be prepared””