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paris  Totally Frenched Out   because we all love reading blogs about life in FranceTotally Frenched Out is Samantha’s the blog (the blogger formerly known as Samdebretagne – who now calls herself KSam) which comes from Paris these days rather than Brittany.

Confused?  You’re not the only one!

The blog starts (or re-starts) in April 2008 with KSam having just split up with Fab (or vice versa – I didn’t like to pry – you know how it is?) and trying to recover her life and become like the old Samantha (the one who used to laugh a lot and have fun.)

For the next few months the blog progresses much as you would expect for someone who has been let down (I am, being a man after all, the master of the understatement!) after seven years of relationship.




But there is a glimpse of happiness (or, shall we say, the old Samantha) in this post about Paris by Night at the end of August and then she manages to laugh at herself in September (see the hilarious Why I Will Never Date A Monop Livreur) and finally lets it all out in this little rant about Sometimes I Wonder Why  I Even Try…

And you know that things must be getting better when, in March 2009, KSam goes back to Brittany – Just look  at those photos.  Isn’t Brittany really God’s country?

And finally (and you knew it would happen, didn’t you?), in November 2009,  we learn that there is someone new in KSam’s life and, from there, the tone of the blog changes with dancing lessons and a Trip to Egypt.

KSam certainly seems to have an eye for the opportunistic photo.  Take a look at this one showing a McDonalds Fat Person Factory on the ground floor with a Gym on the first!

A subject that is revisited here in… It cracks me up that any time my (women-only) gym has any kind of celebration or “pot“, they always fill the table up front full of CRAP. I’ll let you into a secret KSam; it is all part of a conspiracy to keep you subscribing to Weightwatchers and spending your earnings on gyms!

For a Paris blog there are is surprising lack of Dog Poop posts.  However, KSam does make up for that with a rather interesting essay on Tunisian Toilets and then follows that up with an equally detailed essay on Silent Peeing!

This is a blog full of wit and intelligent observations.

It is also a very honest blog and I think that KSam must have made many friends whilst telling the sad tale of her break-up with her ex and the months leading up to her meeting her present.

I’ve got a feeling that life, for KSam, is always going to be interesting – an example would be this recent post…. In which I almost end up in a Tunisian Jail…. Wouldn’t surprise me a bit, you know!

If you want to get a different perspective into life in France; then Totally Frenched Out would be a great blog to visit.  You should really take a look at Sam De Bretagne as well, for continuity’s sake.

And me?  Well, KSam has warned that there are some topless women in the video so I’m off to visit the Moulin Rouge.  Don’t wait up!

All the best

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