As we head towards another French Presidential Election, two of the candidates promise to retain the huge bureaucracy that ‘runs’ France. One candidate says that he will slash the numbers – and they’ve been striking already ‘in case’ he gets in!

Here’s an example of what?

Our water fees for 2017 arrived today. Deep withing the 10 pages of legalese about how the service provider is not repsonsible if one of their meters leaks, is this formula on how the rates are worked out:

They pay someone – sorry WE pay someone – to do this!!!!



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