Category Archives: France & the French

Living in France 2010

Image by Kol Tregaskes via Flickr Let me start by saying I live in the UK – to be precise England. To be even more precise Lincoln. I have lived in France having spent 5 glorious years in the Limousin. … Continue reading

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Holidaying in France in 2010

Image by Bertrand Duperrin via Flickr I’d like to think that I’d take a holiday in France in the year to come. Get down to the Limousin to meet up with friends, relax a little around a lake, take in … Continue reading

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Crash in France……..

French train crash kills children A train has struck a school bus in the French Alps close to the Swiss border, killing at least six children, French police say.The accident occurred at a level crossing near the town of Allinges … Continue reading

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Arab Success

Arab literature steals show at London Book Fair5 hours ago LONDON (AFP) — Arabic writers were thrust into the spotlight at the London Book Fair this week, as the British capital’s annual festival showcased the literary talents of the Arab … Continue reading

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Beckham News ~ 100 caps!

Beckham to win 100th England cap Beckham plans to play for England for as long as possible France v EnglandDate: Wednesday, 26 March Kick-off: 2000 GMT Venue: Stade de FranceBBC Coverage: Live on BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC … Continue reading

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Happy Daffs day

Greetings from Limoges on St David’s day………..1st March, 2008…………..

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France makes Big Changes in Rugby 15.

France coach makes eight changes Lievremont is keen to assess his squad ahead of the Wales game France coach Marc Lievremont has sprung yet more selection surprises in making eight changes to his 22 for the Six Nations match against … Continue reading

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Scots Stuffed in English and French…….

Told you so…… .. France gagner à Murrayfield Posted in February 3rd, 2008 Déposé en février 3rd, 2008 by admin in France & the French , News from the UK Par admin en France et les Français, Nouvelles du Royaume-UniNot … Continue reading

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Member of Book Club regrets recent ban!!!!!!

New book club member, Monsieur Pongo Busner, 25, states his regret at the temporary banning of the book “The Great Apes” by going ape**** all over St Yrieix. A club official was not available for comment.

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French Market

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Bruce Cameron ~ His son is inspired by France

Lovely article by Bruce Cameron……….. When my son was in grade school, his favorite homework assignment was the research paper, because he enjoyed really digging into a subject and making things up about it. Recently I was searching for some … Continue reading

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8th May 1945……..Celebrated today with a holiday in France

INSTRUMENT of SURRENDER of all German Forces to the Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force, General Dwight D. Eisenhower, and to the Supreme High Command of the Red Army Berlin. May 8, 1945. [3] 1. We the undersigned, acting … Continue reading

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Hols in France

FRENCH HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS The French enjoy 11 national jours feriés (holidays) annually. The civic calendar was first instituted in 1582; Bastille Day was incorporated in 1789, Armistice Day in 1918, Labor Day in 1935, and Victory Day in 1945. … Continue reading

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Sarkozy moves ahead in polls

In spite of recent heated attacks by Royal, Sarkozy’s performance buttressed his lead in the polls and a TNS Sofres survey published on Friday showed him at 54.5 percent, compared to 45.5 percent for the Socialist. The last polls of … Continue reading

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Patrick

Patrick lunching at Les Voyagers 1st May 2007

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Hanging Baskets

St Jean de Cole for a great day out & get your hanging baskets!!!!

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Anyone for Tearooms with Proper Tea…Visit Pompadour

Not just horse jumping & dressage & cross-country but scones & strawberry jam & cream & proper tea. AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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French Elections ~ Sarkozy

Nicolas SarkozyFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopediaThis article or section contains information about one or more candidates in an upcoming or ongoing election.Content may change dramatically as the election approaches and unfolds.Nicolas Sarkozy in April, 2007FranceNicolas Paul Stéphane Sarközy de Nagy-Bocsa … Continue reading

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Gladys has left the building

Gladys is leaving for UK today after a 2 week break in the Limousin. Michael ~ I hope you’re reading this & pick her up at the airport or you’ll be in trouble.

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Gladys at the Domme

Gladys on top of the world…..well Domme anyway!!!!!!

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