The worst ‘nightmares’ of living in France


Parking in France can get rather creative. Photo: Connie Ma/Flickr French author Michel Le Goff describes himself as “the French basher France wishes didn’t exist”. Here the writer shares his countdown of the worst “nightmares” about living in France. From: The Local French author Michel Le Goff has just published a new book called TheContinue reading “The worst ‘nightmares’ of living in France”

Man blocks ambulance ‘because he needed a cigarette’


Two brothers have been sentenced to eight months in jail after blocking an ambulance which was rushing a 7-year-old to hospital near Paris. One of the pair blamed his actions on the fact that he hadn’t had his first coffee and cigarette of the day. In Viry-Chatillon, south of Paris, a 7-year-old pupil swallowed aContinue reading “Man blocks ambulance ‘because he needed a cigarette’”

Time to pull the plug? Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone meet in hospital


It’s a very sad day – they couldn’t even afford private rooms     When we first saw this picture we became immensely sad. Poor Arnie and Sly. They’re so exhausted from all those action films that they met in hospital during one of their no doubt regular afternoons of surgery. Their bodies are probablyContinue reading “Time to pull the plug? Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone meet in hospital”