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Fab Anna in 66

By Annette - Wednesday, April 4, 2012

One of the reasons I thought I’d start this blog was because of the frustrations I felt trying to progress a business in a very different world to the one… Read more…

A jolly Jelly birthday

By Annette - Monday, April 2, 2012

A few of my posts in this blog have talked about “Jelly”. Languedoc Jelly is now one year old. This is not the kind of jelly you serve with ice-cream,… Read more…

JellyWeek in Languedoc – and across the globe!

By Annette - Monday, January 2, 2012

JellyWeek is inspiring people all over the world and throughout Languedoc to get involved in coworking. So what’s it all about? Does Jelly mean Coworking ?  And does Coworking mean… Read more…

The politics of not getting things done

By Annette - Sunday, December 11, 2011

Things don’t tend to happen quickly in France. We know this. It is, after all, one of the ‘charms’ that draws many of us here in the first place. But… Read more…

Languedoc Jelly is back! Can you help?

By Annette - Thursday, September 1, 2011

There are two reasons for this post. Firstly, to let you know that after a temporary-break in August Jelly “coworking” events are back … If you are a new visitor… Read more…

Welcome to the silly season

By Annette - Wednesday, July 6, 2011

I used to love coming to France at this time of year. Holiday time; late night street parties and fiestas, plenty of sunshine, and no work. Note the key phrase… Read more…

Do I really have to wear shoes?!

By Annette - Wednesday, June 15, 2011

I have to go to Birmingham next month. An important conference awaits and I must be there, so off I’ll hop on good old Ryanair for a 72 hour reminder… Read more…

“Quinze jours”

By Annette - Monday, May 30, 2011

Not many people like moving house.  I think it’s recognised to be one of the most stressful things you can do. We have just relocated from one French village to… Read more…

How to start a Jelly in France

By Annette - Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Last week a group of a dozen strangers of at least 4 different nationalities ‘went to work’ in a coffee shop in Montpellier. This week a group of English speakers… Read more…

Working from home in France?

By Annette - Friday, March 18, 2011

Things have progressed since my post about “Keeping up Appearances“. Quite a lot in fact. I have been researching coworking (or co-working depending on your preference) within Europe and it’s… Read more…

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