18 May 2017 Macron’s discombobulation of the French political landscape. By Richard Pooley Discombobulate has always been one of my favourite words. Like its French equivalent bouleverser it is onomatopoeic: you can hear the world turning upside down. And the election of Emmanuel Macron to the French presidency has certainly bouleversé le paysage politique français. … Continue reading Issue 105:2017 05 18:Macron’s discombobulation of the French political landscape(Richard Pooley).
06 April 2017 It’s the Debates which will win it. But for who? by Richard Pooley That the French love to discuss and pontificate is hardly news. Nor is it a stereotype. To see how important arguing the toss is to the French you only have to look at the timing and length of the… Continue reading Issue 99:2017 04 06; It’s the debates which will win it (Richard Pooley)