You don’t have to speak to someone for long before you are being asked what your star sign is. Astrology, palm reading, tarot cards are part of French culture. Fliers are put into your letterbox advertising clairvoyants and people phone offering to tell you your future. It is a big business. Call centres in North Africa try to get people hooked by telling them what they want to hear while charging premium rates for the service. Interestingly, although black cats are considered as goods symbols that will bring luck in the UK, they are seems representatives of the Devil in France!