Monthly Archives: January 2016

France Annoyances – Banking

France Annoyances – Banking

O’Reilly Media, best known for its books on high technology – the books often have distinctive pen and ink drawings of animals – has a book series called annoyances: Windows 7 Annoyances, Mac Annoyances, and so on: these books address common problems on these systems or software and provide solutions for them. Annoyances seems like a useful model for writing about France, at least the first part: identifying categories of problems here and writing about them. As for providing a solution, that remains less certain – patience and persistence might be the only remedies with regard to dealing with French banks. Continue Reading