Tag 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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French Lit…..

The international takeover of French literatureThe Afghan-born Prix Goncourt winner Atiq Rahimi. Photograph: Ulf Andersen/Getty The motives that guide the gaze of the literary world can be bothunthinkingly loyal and randomly fickle. For while there are moresacred cows grazing on … Continue reading

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Boules Anyone?

The game of boules is truly Provencal, and typifies the easy life in the warm sun with the smell of lavender and the sounds of clanking balls and glasses of pastis and the chatter of friends.  Boules is a general … Continue reading

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Learning French ~ Down at the restaurant

At a restaurant/au restaurant What to say when having a meal in France I would like to make a reservation for Saturday night Je voudrais faire une reservation pour samedi soir I would like a table for two please Je … Continue reading

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All sorts popping up and passing by in La Grenerie

What’s popping up in your neck of the woods? I ask out of a genuine interest because all sorts of unusual activity is happening here, in the Limousin and actually on my doorstep…..well, in my garden. It’s early February and … Continue reading

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Sale of Books ~ Friday 1st February 2008

Don’t forget the sale of books at this week’s Connect for Friendship meeting ~ 10 am ~ 12 midday. Bring some & buy some!!

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Revised Book Club Choices…….2008

Hi ALL members of the Book Club. Recently we made our choices for the books to be read this year and produced a very good and challenging list. The list has been revised slightly. The choice of “The Great Apes” … Continue reading

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