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