July 20, 2016 | By David Jaggard | C'est Ironique!
France is, in many ways, a much more egalitarian society than the United States. Wait — that’s not quite right. I’d better start over: France is, in one way that occurs to me without thinking about it much, a slightly … Read More
July 4, 2016 | By David Jaggard | C'est Ironique!
I’ve been living in France long enough now to become accustomed to most of its quirks and eccentricities. Some of them took me a while, like the mid-day store closures, the frequent strikes and the apparent extension of diplomatic immunity … Read More
June 22, 2016 | By David Jaggard | C'est Ironique!
As some readers may be surprised to learn, I have very few complaints about life in France. Generally, my adopted country’s many attributes far outweigh its foibles. But there is one area in which I wish the French would make … Read More