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"That's all there is, there isn't any more!"

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be Madeline. I was convinced that we had plenty in common – sure, I couldn't speak French, I didn't attend boarding school in Paris, and I wasn't friends with the Spanish Ambassador's son, but I was quite short.

Il était une fois

"Can a 60-year-old budding eccentric, who hated school, learn French in a four-week immersion course in a classroom in the south of France? ...the short answer is yes, in four weeks at Institut de français you will learn an awful lot; meet some great new friends; have a lot of fun and a fabulous appreciation of French food and wine culture, country and much, much more!"
 Nice, France