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How to live the French dream: Visit, move, live, study, work in France: Stories about frustrations, achievements & celebrations.

19 04, 2024

France: What’s a Runaway Wife? How I decided to leave home, family and friends to end my life in France

By |2024-04-23T07:41:46+10:00Apr 19, 2024|1 Comment

Runaway Wife: After 40 years of making my living by writing and editing, I decided if this place I now call home is a good enough subject for the writers in Paris before me, I should give it a try.

18 04, 2024

Paris is Always Worth it – wherein a young writer begins to question just exactly what he’s doing in Paris – Part 2/3

By |2024-04-19T06:55:37+10:00Apr 18, 2024|0 Comments

Paris is always worth it but I was unmoored in Paris teaching English to bankers and insurance clerks.

17 04, 2024

Paris Is Always Worth It – Or, how a novelist might build a life in the City of Light – Part 1/3

By |2024-04-18T08:58:42+10:00Apr 17, 2024|1 Comment

Paris Is Always Worth It - Or, how a novelist might build a life in the City of Light is Part 1 of a (Brief) Parisian Autobiography by Samuél Lopez Barrantes

8 03, 2024

Moving to France: a 5 suitcase adventure just two years ago

By |2024-03-08T14:00:41+11:00Mar 8, 2024|1 Comment

Moving to France: This trip was going to be interesting, a holiday & maybe a new life. It's been two years of work and living a familiar routine, the beach, beautiful home. Idyllic really but to grow you need to expand your horizons...

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