Saying 'I do' in France

The number of unmarried couples in France has quadrupled in the last two decades and the trend is moving in the same direction in Australia. The decline in marriage interest is mirrored in the French political arena.

Old fashioned manners

A friendly demeanour, warm smile, arms outstretched and the “how can I help you sir” welcome that we’ve become so familiar with seems to have accompanied us, seamlessly, from country to country, yet amazingly, seems to have missed large pockets of the French nation.