Happy 14 July and bon weekend from football mad France!

14 Jul

Bonjour! Hope you had a good week. Bonne Fête Nationale! Happy 14 July! It’s a national holiday in France, us English speakers call it Bastille Day but in France it’s called La Fete Nationale and they say “joyeux quartorze Juillet”. It’s a day for celebration, fireworks, parades, flea markets and of course food – long lunches […]

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Your ray of sunshine from stormy France newsletter!

3 Jun

Bonjour, Hope you had a good week. Here we’ve had every sort of weather except snow. Thunderstorms, hail stones, blazing sunshine and torrential rain – almost every day it’s been like this. The whole of France seems to have had this strange weather, with apparently three times the normal number of storms for May. I’m […]

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