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Loving and longing to live in France!

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Paris

Versailles Winter- what a fabulous view! Chateau Versailles, Versailles Garden, Palace Of Versailles, Grand Canal, Ludwig Xiv, Beautiful Places, Beautiful World, Winter Light, Winter Wonder

the only good thing about winter

pinterest.com/pin/38702878021836140 wait, is there anything good about winter? oh yes, right…shots of paris all wrapped up in sleet and snow! bonjour dear friends. it’s even cold here i…

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Mother's Day

Make your Mother's day happy with a beautiful Golden Age illustration that she'll want to keep.

Climbing the iron stairs up into the Eiffel Tower to marvel at its construction and enjoy views of the Seine, the Invalides and elegant Paris. Paris Travel Guide, Europe Travel Tips, European Travel, Budget Travel, Travel Guides, Take The Stairs, Visit France, Europe Destinations, France Travel

Climbing Up Into the Eiffel Tower - Exploring Our World

Did you know you can climb iron stairs right up into the iconic Eiffel Tower? On previous visits we had taken the elevator, which whisks you up to the two…

The DOrsay Museum in Paris holds a fantastic Impressionist collection and sculptures. It's in an old train station the building is lovely with a cafe. Paris Travel, France Travel, Museum Quotes, Museum Exhibition Design, Design Museum, Museum Outfit, Monster Museum, The Broad Museum, Rodin Museum

The D'Orsay Museum in Paris - Exploring Our World

The DOrsay Museum in Paris holds a fantastic Impressionist collection and sculptures. It's in an old train station the building is lovely with a cafe.

Language

But are they French..?

The Louvre…how French! I’ve always been fascinated by language and how it works. One of the things I love most about France is the language and all its anomalies. For example, there are…

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Shortened Words in French - Lou Messugo

It is common practice to use shortened words in French, known as apocopes. This is done by dropping the last syllable of the word.

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5 Tips to make your French more natural

As a foreigner learning French, I've picked a few of these little things along the way and am sharing these language learning tips to make your French more natural. With my tips, you'll be able to impress even a native speaker with your fluid, natural speech.

Learning a language is not just learning grammar, vocabulary and structures. To truly learn French, you need to learn the culture as well. Learn French Beginner, Learn French Fast, Learn To Speak French, Learning French For Beginners, Learn English, French Language Lessons, French Language Learning, French Lessons, Spanish Lessons

Learn French Through Real Lives on YouTube - Real Life Language

Learning a language is not just learning grammar, vocabulary and structures. To truly learn French, you need to learn the culture as well.

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French Fish Names - Taste of Savoie

What's that fish called in French? Deciphering a french fish and seafood menu. Do you know your Eglefin from your Espardon?

Sharing 10 awesome French greetings for beginning French learners. Say Hi, Say Hello, Hello In French, French Greetings, French Phrases, The Encounter, Good Morning Greetings, French Language, France Travel

10 Useful French Greetings - FrenchCrazy

How do you say hi and bye in French? Here's my list of 10 useful, beginner-friendly French greetings. You can use them to greet people in many situations!

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9 French YouTube Stars 🇫🇷 + PDF of great French youtube channels - Just French It

Youtube is perfect to listen to French because it has plenty of AMAZING YouTube channels. Let these 9 French YouTube stars prove it to you.

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Easter in France

Unfortunately we will not be celebrating Easter in France, this year. The photo above is from a visit to Perpignan, two years ago. I couldn’t resist taking a shot of this gorgeous display in …

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A Vineyard Walk

I haven’t made a quick trip back to France! The vineyard I’m featuring, is in the Surrey Hills. It is called Denbies and is the largest vineyard in England, covering 265 acres. It can b…

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A Fascination with Doors

Last Tuesday, we had a brilliant sunny day. The sun was shining through this door which leads from our hall into our porch. Our front door is quite boring but I love this one with the stained glass…

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Why I’m watching Lupin…

Lupin is the latest hit series from Netflix, it’s French and I love it! I’m not the only one, as it is the first French series to make the Top 10 list for Netflix in the States. There i…

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Postcards of Occitanie

I was hunting for a vintage postcard of Castelnaudary when I came across this attractive set of nine postcards in an Etsy shop. These cards were designed to celebrate the beautiful region of Occita…

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My travel list…

I’ve had a notional travel list in my head for as long as I can remember; my pre-pandemic ideas being quite different to the ones I have now. This post was actually inspired by Helen who writ…

January mishmash! Paris Suburbs, Call My Agent, In A Nutshell, Thriller, January, France, Outdoor, Outdoors

January mishmash!

Or, méli-mélo as it is in French. I do try and maintain my French when I’m not there. One way is by watching French television series. This month saw the very last series of ‘SpiralR…

Perfume time...and mud Coco Chanel, Chanel No 5, Chanel Paris, Chanel Style, Perfume Store, Perfume Bottles, Feng Shui, Sephora Haul, Bottle Picture

Pure Escapism…

Those of you who have been following this blog for some time – thank you – will be aware of how much I love perfume. I apply perfume virtually every day, it is a constant. Mud is also c…

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5 of the most haunted places in France?

I was out for a lovely, autumnal dog walk , when I spotted this: A beautifully carved pumpkin containing fairy lights – fantastic! Of course, Halloween will soon be upon us but since our sons…

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Pure Escapism…

Escapism can be defined as ‘the tendency to seek distraction and relief from unpleasant realities, especially by seeking entertainment or engaging in fantasy.’ Photo by Viviana Ceballos…

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Pure Escapism…

I wonder what you thought when you read the title of this post. Did you immediately think of the fantastic (in my opinion) Pink Floyd Album or did you imagine I was referring to the standard pictur…

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Pure Escapism…

I’ve always enjoyed the arrival of September. Being a teacher, it heralded new beginnings; new classes, new timetables and – best of all – new stationery! In France, the return to…

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To Travel or not to Travel…?

This is a question that many people are asking themselves during the pandemic. For some, it is a categorical ‘no’, others seem to have no qualms, and the many are somewhere in between. Travel, of c…

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Heatwave UK

Last summer we were in France. Usually, we try to avoid being there in high summer, partly so our sons and their friends can take advantage of the house and pool, also because it is often too hot f…

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To sleep, perchance to dream…

Photo by Daria Shevtsova on Pexels.com Are you a ‘good’ sleeper? Maybe you have difficulty falling asleep in the first place? Or do you wake up, perhaps several times, during the night?…

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Nostalgia…

… A feeling of pleasure and also slight sadness when you think about things that happened in the past (Cambridge English Dictionary). I have b…

10 things you really should do in France Happy New Year Wishes, Happy New Year 2020, Aged Rum, Champagne Bottles, Beer Festival, You Really, Birthday Wishes, Traveling By Yourself, 1

10 things you really should do in France

Photo by slon_dot_pics on Pexels.com This was inspired by a post on the very brilliant blog: I highly recommend that you have a look, especially if you are unfamiliar with Britain (or even if you a…

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10 Albums…10 days

I don’t normally take up Facebook Challenges but when a friend nominated me for the ’10 Albums in 10 days Challenge’, I decided to participate. Here are the ‘rules’: T…

What is the essence of France? French Supermarkets, Coffee Bread, Apple Brandy, Garlic Cheese, Orange Blossom, Black Coffee, Day Trips, Fresh Fruit, France

What is the essence of France?

Which smells do you associate with France? What does France smell like?! This question popped into my head when I was writing the post ‘Scent’ . Having come up with a list of some of my…

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Not an empty nest…

Photo by pixabay My nest used to contain my two sons. They have both flown away, to a lesser or greater extent. Son number one is well established, with his girlfriend, in his flat about an hour aw…

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Scent

I’ve written before of my love of fragrance. If you search my blog you’ll find several posts about perfume. This is because (and I quote – myself!) ‘To me, France and Perfum…

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5 ways I have distracted myself recently – not in France

Photo by Juan Pablo Serrano Arenas on Pexels.com In no particular order: Watching Mr FF having a ‘beard off’ with our two sons. Our youngest son will always be the winner, much to the a…

Houseplants and RHS Wisley – but not in France! Social Climber, Student Room, Breath Of Fresh Air, Glass House, Victorian Homes, Cool Places To Visit, Houseplants, France, House Of Glass

Houseplants and RHS Wisley – but not in France!

Are you a houseplant fan? I love them and have for as long as I can remember. There weren’t a lot of houseplants in my childhood home, although my mother was a marvellous gardener. The photo …

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5 things I have learnt in the past fortnight…

I touch my face … a lot I really had no idea how much until now. I’ve always used my hands when speaking; I just can’t help myself. Now I’ve made a conscious effort to refra…

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Can’t travel, can dream…

Photo by SenuScape on Pexels.com Have you seen the BBC programme ‘Race Across The World’? The first series completely passed me by but a friend’s recommendation convinced me that …

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Not in France…

I usually have a couple draft posts waiting for me to finish and publish but, in the current situation, they no longer feel appropriate. Normally, we would be planning our return to France, at the …

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National Absinthe Day

I had absolutely no idea that today (March 5th) was National Absinthe Day. It had completely escaped my attention – until now. I was wasting time carrying out some blog research when I came a…

When did kids start getting interested in the Eiffel Tower and ask for a Paris bedding theme? Find out at Paris Decor home of Eiffel Tower bedding, decor. Paris Decor, Paris Theme, Paris Paris, Paris France, Popular Honeymoon Destinations, British Beaches, Most Beautiful Words, Most Romantic Places, Adventure Bucket List

Is France romantic?

France has long had a reputation for being one of the most romantic countries in the world, if not the most romantic. Paris is often referred to as the ‘City of Love’ and is a popular h…

 France has deployed its special forces (French Foreign Legion) into Mopti to prepare the way for hundreds of troops to protect the capital from terrorists. Military Units, Military Men, Military History, French Foreign Legion, Canadian Army, Honor Guard, French Army, Men In Uniform, Chant

The French Foreign Legion

Photo by David MarkPixabay.com The French Foreign Legion (Légion étrangère) has always been shrouded in mystery, romance and legend. One of the surprises, when we bought our house in Castelnaudary,…

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Pancake time-La Chandeleur

Rather late in the day, I realised that today is Pancake Day – in France! I thought I would take this opportunity to update the post I wrote last year which explains why I celebrate Pan…

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Bonjour 2020! Au revoir 2019

pexels.com I don’t usually make New Year resolutions ( I’m always aiming to drink more water!) but I do like to look back at my blog and see which posts have been the most popular during the …

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It’s Christmas! More French Perfume ads

It’s that time of year when we are treated to more outrageous, expensive and mind- boggling perfume adverts. I love perfume. I have written about my love of fragrance several times and this i…

Spellbinding Sorèze! Door Knockers, Small Towns, Old Town, First World, Medieval, Old Things, Tower, France, Old City

Spellbinding Sorèze!

Sorèze is a small town in the south of the Tarn Department, in SW France. It is about half an hour’s drive from our house in Castelnaudary, so we decided a visit was in order, as it looked qu…

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Mishmash

You might be wondering what I mean by a mishmash. As I have spent the last few weeks in a variety of places, both in France and the UK, I thought I would share some of them with you. This post is a…

National Poetry Day - Verlaine National Poetry Day, French Poems, First Thursdays, D Day, Old Things, France, French

National Poetry Day – Verlaine

Did you know that the first Thursday in October is National Poetry Day in the UK? Each year there’s a different theme and in 2019 the theme is ‘Truth’. As I take my conversation lessons…

I love Toulouse! Here are 8 reasons why. Canal Du Midi, Tourist Office, Beautiful Buildings, Toulouse, Tower Bridge, Old Town, Great Places, New York Skyline, Scenery

I love Toulouse! Here are 8 reasons why…

Toulouse is a city that I have discovered relatively recently and I love it! Here’s why: Location – when we first came house hunting in SW France, we started with a long weekend in Toul…

La rentrée - to France! Canal Du Midi, Beautiful Buildings, Toulouse, Installation Art, Wander, Teacher, France, Professor

La rentrée – to France!

September has always been an important month for me. As a teacher and trainer, it was always the start of a new academic year; an opportunity for a fresh beginning. But the most enjoyable part for …

A London walk - Rotherhithe, the Mayflower and Pilgrim Fathers, Walks In London, Places In England, Old Pub, Stone Statues, London Bridge, May Flowers, Cool Places To Visit, France

A London walk – Rotherhithe, the Mayflower and more

I first moved to the SW London area, as an 18 year old student. I haven’t lived in London since I had my family but I still enjoy visiting the capital and discovering new areas. I especially …

General

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Bonjour 2021 – Au revoir 2020!

When I think back to this time last year, I can’t help but think how naïve and innocent we were, having no idea of what was coming. Perhaps ignorance is bliss? Sometimes you don’t appre…

Following an official two-year study, Annecy has been declared the best place to live in France. Education, employment and more were reviewed in this choice. Best Places To Live, Oh The Places You'll Go, Places To Travel, Amazing Aquariums, European Vacation, French Countryside, The Good Place, France, Tours

Annecy: The Best Place to Live in France | France Today

Following an official two-year study, Annecy has been declared the best place to live in France. Education, employment and more were reviewed in this choice.

Culture

A chat with a French master chocolatier about chocolate at Easter in his pâtisserie. Find out how artisanal chocolate is produced for Easter in France. Artisan Chocolate, Chocolate Shop, Easter Chocolate, Sweet Magic, Easter Monday, Celebration Around The World, About Easter, Festivals Around The World, Easter Traditions

Easter in France: Chocolates at the Pâtisserie - Lou Messugo

A chat with a French master chocolatier about chocolate at Easter in his pâtisserie. Find out how artisanal chocolate is produced for Easter in France.

France ~ A Concord Pastor Comments: Les cloches volantes: the flying bells of Easter! Easter Traditions, Holiday Traditions, Holy Week, Easter Holidays, Kids Rugs, Messages, Easter 2013, Avril, Affair

Flying Easter Bells - Easter Traditions in France | French Affair

Cloche Volant or Flying Easter Bells are an important part of French tradition. From the 12th century, the bells go silent on Good Friday and then they fly.

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All the Best French Movies on Netflix | Discover Discomfort

The best French movies on Netflix to see a different side of France.

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Show’s lost berets at the ICA paint a picture of Pablo Picasso's

London’s young art enthusiasts were keen to adopt the fashion tips of the Spanish painter

Valentine's Day in French: la Saint-Valentin. Valentine's Day In French, Saint Valentine, Valentines Day, Bastille Day, Fire And Ice, How To Find Out, France, In This Moment, Flowers

The celebration of Valentine's Day in France - French Moments

Valentine’s Day (“La Saint-Valentin”, in French), on February 14th, is a celebration of love for couples from many countries around the World. This is especially true in France! While many couples celebrate Valentine’s Day every year, its origins remain unknown to most of us… Many tales, whether true or not, have told the origins of Valentine’sRead More

Dordogne

Les Plus Beaux Village: Saint-Jean-de-Côle Saint John, Limousin, Saint Jean Baptiste, Beaux Villages, Dordogne, France, Barefoot, Saints, About Me Blog

Les Plus Beaux Village Saint-Jean-de-Côle by the Barefoot Blogger

Near Brantome lies Les Plus Beaux Village Saint-Jean-de-Côle, Within its tiny confines, it features everything you'd wish in a beaux village

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Toulouse

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Le (presque) guide de visite de la Halle de la Machine à Toulouse - MBDV - MON BLOG DE VOYAGE

Pour ce deuxième article consacré à la Halle de la Machine, entrons sans plus attendre dans le vif du sujet en vous proposant une "sorte" de visite guidée de ce nouveau lieu culturel toulousain qui sert d'écrin au travail de la Compagnie La Machine....

Secret Spots in Toulouse & A Complete Guide to the best of unusual offbeat and quirky things to do in La Ville Rose (the pink city) capital of Occitanie Toulouse South West France Europe Travel Tips, European Travel, Travel Guides, Travel Destinations, Travelling Europe, Travel List, Weekend France, Ville Rose, Road Trip

10 Secret Spots in Toulouse, Hidden Gems of 'La Ville Rose' | solosophie

The stunning Southern French city of Toulouse is known unilaterally as 'La Ville Rose' thanks to the abundance of pink bricked buildings dotted around the city. Located along the River Garonne, Toulouse is the fourth

Why You Should Skip Paris and Visit Toulouse Instead Toulouse, Lyon, Le Canal Du Midi, Paris Travel Guide, Travel Tips, Adventures Abroad, Barcelona Travel, Champs Elysees, France Travel

Why You Should Skip Paris and Visit Toulouse Instead

This is why you should skip another crowded romp down the Champs-Elysées and hit the southwest instead.

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10 Reasons to Visit Toulouse

A not-to-be-missed stop on your trip to southwest France, Toulouse, the ’Pink City’ of contrasts, boasts an exceptional heritage and offers visitors plenty of pleasant surprises! 1. La Ville en Rose Toulouse was built almost exclusively using tiles and wide Roman bricks, known as ‘foraine’. This ancient tradition continues today. It is now 10 years

Become inspired to travel to Toulouse in Haute-Garonne. Discover fantastic things to do, places to go and more. Visit the site of Tourism Toulouse in Haute-Garonne here with SV World. Travel Videos, Travel News, Travel Guide, Best Vacations, Vacation Trips, Vacation Travel, France Destinations, Amazing Destinations, Toulouse

Toulouse Vacation Travel Guide | Expedia

Toulouse – a place of historic and architectural significance. Journey with us to discover the best places to visit and find yourself utterly charmed by one ...

Canal du Midi

Capestang France: 5 Amazing Reasons to Visit this Delightful Village on the Canal du Midi Europe Travel Tips, Travel Advice, Travel Guides, Travel Destinations, Travel Plan, Travel Articles, Travel Info, European Travel, Time Travel

Capestang France: 5 Amazing Reasons to Visit this Delightful Village on the Canal du Midi

Capestang is a picturesque, charming medieval town from up close and afar. It's nestled along the Canal du Midi. Here are 5 enchanting reasons to visit.

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Do you speak estate agent…?

This is an updated post that I first wrote in May 2016. I have an app that sends me reminders of photos that I took on today’s date but in previous years. In this case, it was a post I wrote …

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After the rain

There has been a lot of rainfall this November in our little piece of SW France. In some areas of France it has been the wettest November on record. I’m used to rain but not here. There have …

Shaded by plane trees, the section of the Midi Canal from Toulouse to the medieval city of Caracssonne offers an easy walk. By Plane, Easy 5, Mediterranean Sea, Walking, France, My Love, Walks, Hiking, French

Walking the Midi Canal | I Love Walking In France

Shaded by plane trees, the 105-kilometre (65-mile) section of the Midi Canal from Toulouse to the medieval city of Caracssonne offers an easy 5-day walk.

Carcassonne

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Mishmash

You might be wondering what I mean by a mishmash. As I have spent the last few weeks in a variety of places, both in France and the UK, I thought I would share some of them with you. This post is a…

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But are they French..?

The Louvre…how French! I’ve always been fascinated by language and how it works. One of the things I love most about France is the language and all its anomalies. For example, there are…

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Easter in France

Unfortunately we will not be celebrating Easter in France, this year. The photo above is from a visit to Perpignan, two years ago. I couldn’t resist taking a shot of this gorgeous display in …

A chat with a French master chocolatier about chocolate at Easter in his pâtisserie. Find out how artisanal chocolate is produced for Easter in France. Artisan Chocolate, Chocolate Shop, Easter Chocolate, Sweet Magic, Easter Monday, Celebration Around The World, About Easter, Festivals Around The World, Easter Traditions

Easter in France: Chocolates at the Pâtisserie - Lou Messugo

A chat with a French master chocolatier about chocolate at Easter in his pâtisserie. Find out how artisanal chocolate is produced for Easter in France.

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France ~ A Concord Pastor Comments: Les cloches volantes: the flying bells of Easter! Easter Traditions, Holiday Traditions, Holy Week, Easter Holidays, Kids Rugs, Messages, Easter 2013, Avril, Affair

Flying Easter Bells - Easter Traditions in France | French Affair

Cloche Volant or Flying Easter Bells are an important part of French tradition. From the 12th century, the bells go silent on Good Friday and then they fly.

Capestang France: 5 Amazing Reasons to Visit this Delightful Village on the Canal du Midi Europe Travel Tips, Travel Advice, Travel Guides, Travel Destinations, Travel Plan, Travel Articles, Travel Info, European Travel, Time Travel

Capestang France: 5 Amazing Reasons to Visit this Delightful Village on the Canal du Midi

Capestang is a picturesque, charming medieval town from up close and afar. It's nestled along the Canal du Midi. Here are 5 enchanting reasons to visit.

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A Vineyard Walk

I haven’t made a quick trip back to France! The vineyard I’m featuring, is in the Surrey Hills. It is called Denbies and is the largest vineyard in England, covering 265 acres. It can b…

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Shortened Words in French - Lou Messugo

It is common practice to use shortened words in French, known as apocopes. This is done by dropping the last syllable of the word.

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A Fascination with Doors

Last Tuesday, we had a brilliant sunny day. The sun was shining through this door which leads from our hall into our porch. Our front door is quite boring but I love this one with the stained glass…

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5 Tips to make your French more natural

As a foreigner learning French, I've picked a few of these little things along the way and am sharing these language learning tips to make your French more natural. With my tips, you'll be able to impress even a native speaker with your fluid, natural speech.

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Why I’m watching Lupin…

Lupin is the latest hit series from Netflix, it’s French and I love it! I’m not the only one, as it is the first French series to make the Top 10 list for Netflix in the States. There i…

Learning a language is not just learning grammar, vocabulary and structures. To truly learn French, you need to learn the culture as well. Learn French Beginner, Learn French Fast, Learn To Speak French, Learning French For Beginners, Learn English, French Language Lessons, French Language Learning, French Lessons, Spanish Lessons

Learn French Through Real Lives on YouTube - Real Life Language

Learning a language is not just learning grammar, vocabulary and structures. To truly learn French, you need to learn the culture as well.

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Postcards of Occitanie

I was hunting for a vintage postcard of Castelnaudary when I came across this attractive set of nine postcards in an Etsy shop. These cards were designed to celebrate the beautiful region of Occita…

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My travel list…

I’ve had a notional travel list in my head for as long as I can remember; my pre-pandemic ideas being quite different to the ones I have now. This post was actually inspired by Helen who writ…

January mishmash! Paris Suburbs, Call My Agent, In A Nutshell, Thriller, January, France, Outdoor, Outdoors

January mishmash!

Or, méli-mélo as it is in French. I do try and maintain my French when I’m not there. One way is by watching French television series. This month saw the very last series of ‘SpiralR…