|Dominic Grieve (left) and Yann Bonduelle (right) during the debate|
Top-down French thinking is often misunderstood in Britain. The French need a philosophical 'framework' in which to work. The British like a more pragmatic approach; the French want everything well-defined within boundaries before moving ahead. The British don't even have a written Constitution, relying instead on precedents in Law. The French approach can end up with the perfect solution to a problem that has moved on in the meantime. Pros and cons emerged from both nations' approaches.
|Cultural debate evening at the French Ambassador's Residence|
|One language opens the door to many more cultures|