A La Télé: Disparue review (episodes 7 & 8)

In the time that’s passed between my last review of Disparue and this one, to say that quite a lot has happened would be a bit of an understatement. Just in the world of sport, it’s been a fairly packed couple of weeks. To give you a brief round-up … The England football squad have…

A La Télé: Disparue review (episodes 5 & 6)

I’ve had a few things on over the past couple of weeks, so unfortunately have neglected the blog a bit – je suis désolée! 😦 Now that everything’s back in order, here’s my review of episodes 5 and 6 of Disparue, the French crime series recently shown in the UK on BBC4. If you haven’t seen these…

A Table: WA Café review

I was in London this week to visit my cousin, and she mentioned that it would be worth going along to the WA Café in Ealing. As the café has a lot of Japanese influences, you’re probably wondering what it’s doing on a blog about France. Well … as it turns out, it sells pastries,…

Bookworms’ Corner: Au Revoir Là-Haut review

Pierre Lemaitre: Au Revoir Là-Haut What is it: First published in 2013, the book Au Revoir Là-Haut won the Prix Goncourt, one of France’s most famous literary prizes, in the same year. It has now been translated into English under the title The Great Swindle, which refers to the plans made by its protagonists as…