Angler bounces back from devastating tackle theft and loss of cameras

19 Jul

MARK DUTTON bounced back from having all of his fishing and camera kit stolen by landing barbel of 13 lb 7 oz and 12 lb, plus chub of 5 lb 10 oz and 5 lb 7 oz.

Mark Dutton bounced back from tackle theft and the loss of his camera kit, too.
Mark Dutton bounced back from tackle theft and the loss of his camera kit, too.

The tackle theft virtually wiped out the collection carefully put together by the 45-year-old, from Northwich, Cheshire. He told Angler’s …Continue reading »

History of the French Flag

19 Jul

The French call their flag Le drapeau tricolore. English speakers know it as the French Tricolore. It’s one of the most iconic flags in European history. But how did it come to be? The evolution of the French Flag The flag of France before the French Revolution featured the fleur-de-lis on a blue background. The […]

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Celebrate! France’s love affair with holidays

18 Jul

With a minimum of 30 days of paid leave per year, French people have the reputation of being on vacation all the time. During the summer months of July and August, the country virtually shuts down. So what do they do with all those cherished “congés p…