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Bon Voyage

In about a week, we’re headed on our next adventure…to France! Neither of us has been to mainland Europe, so we’re really excited to experience another culture and learn some new things along the way. 129 more words


Brocante Finds and Wisteria.

A perfect day off involves a morning wandering through an old french market followed by a lazy lunch and afternoon in the garden. The month of May is perfect for indulging because there are so many state holidays that the french people have become experts at avoiding going to work where at all possible. 536 more words

Living In France

The Anarchy ~ The Road to War

In the 11th and 12th centuries, north-west France was controlled by a number of dukes and counts, frequently in conflict with one another for valuable territory. 3,143 more words


Re:member - an interview with Marine Hannon

When I put out a request for unusual stories about the war two weeks ago, I was contacted almost immediately by Marine Hannon, who wanted to share a very special story about her connection to the war and those who fought in it. 2,003 more words

Second World War

Photos from the past and VE Day.

A look back at the past…

In the local “Bar du Centre” or the “Tabac” as we like to call it, Pierre, a local retired music teacher befriended us. 735 more words


Cow Seduction

When people hear that we are leaving our home in France after eight years, one question that invariably follows is, “What will you miss most?” My answer is not what they expect to hear. 1,380 more words

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