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The man without a mask, the man with a hundred masks

Francis Debeyre is an artist who lives in Lille. He started making masks in his garden 35 years ago. He has been working for all kinds of stages: theatre, circus, dance, any other kind of performance. This Sunday was the… Continue reading →

Only one meetup this week: English Talk (over a drink) Thursday from 6:30 to 8:00 pm For the intermediate to advanced level (B1, B2, C1) We’ll be meeting in a café for 60 minutes of English conversation followed by 30 minutes… Continue reading →

This week’s English Meetups in Lille

Only one meetup this week: English Talk (over a drink) Thursday from 6:30 to 8:00 pm For the intermediate to advanced level (B1, B2, C1) We’ll be meeting in a café for 60 minutes of conversation followed by 30 minutes of… Continue reading →

This week’s English Meetups in Lille

Two meetups this week: English Conversation over a drink For the intermediate to advanced level (B2, C1) Today (Thursday) from 6:30 to 8:00 pm We’ll be meeting in a café… Lille Health Meetup Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 pm Presentations and… Continue reading →

“Ey Irân” in Lille

Ey Iran, ey marze porgohar (O Iran, o bejeweled land) is an Iranian patriotic song. Many consider it to be the de facto national anthem of Iran. Wikipedia has this to tell us about Ey Irân: “Ey Irân” anthem was… Continue reading →

P’tit Quinquin, the lullaby of the children of the north

It was my friend Brigitte who first told me about “P’tit Quinquin” many years ago. We were coming back from a walk. After doing a tour of Lille citadel, we passed by Quai du Wault and walked through Foch Dutilleul… Continue reading →

A review of the English Walk on Sunday 4 September 2016

This is a review of our first English Walk on Sunday 4 September 2016. We had a good time walking from Lille to Wambrechies and back, including a short pleasant stop in Wambrechies… and of course we spoke a lot… Continue reading →

I am planning an English…

I am planning an English Walk for the weekend of 3-4 September in Lille and would like to know what you think of it. The idea is to walk from Lille to Wambrechies and back along la Deule while speaking… Continue reading →

“La Braderie de Lille” is cancelled!

‘La Braderie de Lille’, the biggest flea market in Lille won’t be held this years because of security fears. Lille’s mayor, Martine Aubry, said in an emotional press conference that cancelling La Braderie had been a “painful decision” but it… Continue reading →

Euratechnopolys day

A couple of weeks ago I attended an event called “Euratechnopolys day” in Marcq-en-Baroeul Lomme. I went there on foot (as usual) following Google Maps’ instructions but I ended up in the middle of nowhere. It took me around 30… Continue reading →

Kinda awesome, kinda creepy… (A review of the Meetup on June the 5th, 2016)

This is a follow-up and consolidation e-learning activity for the Guided Film & Conversation Meet-up for the Intermediate to advanced level, held on the fifth of June 2016. The meetup was organised and managed by Pejman HABIBI. If you wish to… Continue reading →

Pierre Mauroy, Lille’s “different” stadium

Last night’s Euro 2016 match between Germany and Ukraine, which Germany won 2-0 with goals scored by Mustafi and Schweinsteiger, was held in Pierre Mauroy stadium in Lille. Pierre Mauroy will host 5 more matches during this tournament. Here is… Continue reading →

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