Anne Frank : citations (French)

Hello, in another blog on shorthand, quotes from Anne Frank are posted in English. I wanted to write them too. So here are some quotes in French: As always, if you see any mistakes, please, let me know… 🙂 Here are some of these quotes in English: 2) “You must work and do good, not…

Continue Reading

Les enfants des étoiles

Hello, Aymeric and I, we started a discussion some time ago about adding new prefixes to French Gregg. I had particularly in mind the prefixes hydr- and oxy-. For the prefix oxy-, it’s easy, the ideal prefix would be o/ as it isn’t used in French Gregg. For the prefix hydr-, well, I had a…

Continue Reading

En longeant les quais de la Seine

In this small selection from his book, Pierre Nozière, Anatole France describes the famous banks of the Seine River in the heart of Paris, here in Sténographie Gregg transcribed by me. Attachment: en-longeant-les-quais-de-la-seine-anniv.pdf Attachment: en-longeant-les-quais-de-la-seine-simpl.pdf

Continue Reading

Enigma

Hello, during the confinement, I had a look at the Anniversary manual — the English one — and tried to guess the meaning of the texts. An exercise a lot easier and less frustrating when you have the solutions. I didn’t finish the manual and I am not sure I have enough motivation to do…

Continue Reading

Mon Blog et Moi

Here’s a small selection about blogging, transcribed by me for the blog in both Anniversary and Simplified Sténographie Gregg. Attachment: mon-blog-et-moi-anniv.pdf Attachment: mon-blog-et-moi-simpl.pdf

Continue Reading

James Baldwin : citations (French)

Hello, some quotes from James Baldwin, famous American writer. Here are the original versions in English: You have to decide who you are and force the world to deal with you, not with its idea of you. Any real change implies the breakup of the world as one has always known it, the loss of…

Continue Reading

Ni vous sans moi… (French)

Hello, a short poem from an author of the 16th century, Marie de France: As it is poetry, so quite difficult, I will put the transcript (but I think it spoils the fun… if there’s any): D’eux deux il était ainsi Comme du chèvre-feuille était Qui au coudrier se prenait. Quand il s’est enlacé et…

Continue Reading

Histoire du français

Voici un petit texte pour mes amis francophones et francophiles. Here is a small selection transcribed in both French Anniversary and French Simplified Gregg by yours truly (my first Sténographie Gregg post ever!). Attachment: histoire-du-francais-anniv.pdf Attachment: histoire-du-francais-simpl.pdf

Continue Reading

Marc-Aurèle : citations (French)

Hello, in these particular times, I wanted to post something that can inspire. Marcus-Aurelius was known as ‘the philosopher king’ and here are almost all the quotes in English: 1 – “God give me patience, to reconcile with what I am not able to change Give me strength to change what I can And give…

Continue Reading