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A scary thought…

The other day I woke up to BFM radio and to a lively discussion on Sarkozy’s reform of pensionable age and I realized to my horror, that I was going to have to work for longer than I’ve been alive before being eligible for a pension… Not that I thought I was even anywhere near retirement but it had never dawned on me that I’m not yet 30 so have another 32 years left! Talk about depressing…

Which led me to remember how long I have been in France. 13 years this summer. Nearly half my life! Okay, so I spent 4 years back in the UK in the middle of this, but even so, 13 years, 11 of which I have been with Hubby… Does this make me officially Frenglish?

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I’m not normally one to comment on politics as I don’t know much about them and then to get bored very easily…

However, reading an article last night about the height conscious French president had me cracking at the sides and asking Hubby if he was sure it wasn’t April Fools day.

Apparently, Mr Sarkozy now wants to discard traditional economic measures and measure our happiness instead!

After much laughing, Hubby suggested that maybe it wasn’t such a stupid idea…

Have a read of the article and see what you think here: Nicolas Sarkozy wants to measure economic success in ‘happiness’

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