Petit Papa Noël: the story of the song

Everyone in France knows the only French secular song “Petit Papa Noël”. Grandparents, parents, children… everyone has listened to it over and over again in their younger years ... lire plus !

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What Is England In French: A Little Guide

What is ‘England’ in French? This might be an easy question for francophiles and francophones to answer. But we should never take for granted that for many the ... lire plus !

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French History Trivia: How France got its name?

In a previous article, I talked about what is France in French. I’d like to continue on this topic and ask the question: how France got its name? ... lire plus !

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What Is Germany In French: A Little Guide

What is ‘Germany’ in French? This might be an easy question for francophiles and francophones to answer. But we should never take for granted that for many the ... lire plus !

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Parisian landmarks with the ABC of Paris

I had fun creating this unique ABC of Paris. This is a great way to learn more about the landmarks of Paris, from monuments to places and districts. ... lire plus !

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An Enchanting Christmas: a blog carnival

On the first Sunday of Advent our French blog Mon Grand-Est organised a blog carnival on the theme of “An Enchanting Christmas“. To celebrate the most wonderful time of ... lire plus !

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Mon Grand-Est, a new blog for French-speakers

We are now finishing up the Summer holidays here in France and getting ready for school to start (and work to resume). I have been busy with a few ... lire plus !

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What Is France In French: A Little Guide

What is ‘France’ in French? This might be an easy question for francophiles and francophones to answer. But we should never take for granted that for many the answer ... lire plus !

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Do you suffer from Santa Claustrophobia or Paternatolophobie?

Have you heard of ‘Paternatalophobie’? This French word means a general or irrational fear of Santa Claus. It is known in English as ‘Santa Claustrophobia’. Have you heard ... lire plus !

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Colchiques dans les prés – the song

At the end of Summer, crocuses are blooming in the meadows and clearings. When French people sing about them, we know that Autumn in near: Colchiques dans les ... lire plus !

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