English, but “lost in France, in love”

“Mais, tu es française ou anglaise?” This is one of my favourite questions. Although my English heritage is obvious well before I can open my mouth, much of my heart will always be, in the immortalised words of Bonnie Tyler, “lost in France, in love”.
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Why I write in English

Born in France in 1952, I became enamored with English as a teenager because of my love for British and American rock music. Yearning to 'get' the lyrics of songs by the Beatles, the Rolling Stones and other great rock bands, I played catch up with my English.
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