About the blogger

Pen name/Nom de plume : Emmanuel Quilgars

Nationality: French / Nationalité : Française

Arrival in London: February 2009 / Arrivée à Londres : Février 2009

Blog’s languages: English, French / Langues du blog : Anglais, Français

Blog’s topics: UK’s politics, society, lifestyle and culture / Thèmes du blog: Politique, société, mode de vie et culture britanniques

Rhetorical devices: News columns, anecdotes, hoax, moral tales / Procédés rhétoriques : Chroniques d’actualité, anecdotes, canulars, contes moraux

Blog’s title: It is a pastiche of the first line of the famous Robert Browning’s poem,“Oh, to be in England / Now that April’s there.” Today, we should say rather, “Oh, to blog in London / Now that the crisis is there.” / Titre du blog: Il s’agit d’un pastiche du premier vers du célébre poème de Robert Browning: “Oh, to be in England / Now that April’s there”. Aujourd’hui, on dirait plutôt: “Oh, to blog in London / Now that the crisis is there.”

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