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The Earful Tower

The Earful Tower: Figuring out France with guests who know best. 

Apr 29, 2019

Hello everyone, 

It's an episode with Camille, the voice behind French Today, and we're talking about the different registers people use when speaking French. 

A register is a level of formality - you don't speak the same way in a job interview and a barbecue with friends, do you?

In English, the register you use is...


Apr 22, 2019

The Notre Dame Cathedral caught fire on Monday and one week on continues to make international headlines. 

So what now?

Today's guest Philippe Hertzberg runs a tour company called Secret Journeys that does very close work with the cathedral. In fact, he was at the cathedral when it caught fire. 

Philippe talks about the...


Apr 15, 2019

This week's guest is Rebecca Plotnick from the hit website Everyday Parisian.

We chat all about how to capture the beautiful city of Paris on your camera (or indeed your smartphone). We also talk about life in Paris (and abroad), the mysterious blue hour, where to position yourself to get the best shot of the Seine...


Apr 8, 2019

Hello everyone!

Meet Felix and Joris, two young Frenchmen who've created what I think is the most fun immersive experience in Paris.

These two guys spent two years writing the creepiest detective story they could imagine, then they turned it into a two-hour immersive experience in the north of Paris.

It's called Live...


Apr 1, 2019

Hello everyone!

This week it's Caroline de Maigret, the author of How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are, the model, the music producer - and the ultimate Parisienne, if you ask me. 

I saw her walking down the street in central Paris and I stopped her to ask if she would like to be on my show. She said "Yes, let's do it...