Tag Archives: France

French Friday: #motdièse

It was nearly five months ago when I wrote about the Forum mondial de la langue française – a gathering of great French-speaking leaders and thinkers to discuss the influx of foreign (read: English) words being used to describe technology and the internet. Public … Continue reading

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Capture the Colour Contest: It is easy being green!

Today is the last day to enter TravelSupermarket.com’s Capture the Colour Contest. The contest has been going on for months. Leave it to me to wait until the last day to enter, right? Wrong. I’ve been working on my entry … Continue reading

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Off-off the beaten path in Rouen, France

Rouen, is not exactly the first French town that springs to most tourists’ minds. It may not even be third or fourth or tenth. You could say it’s already off the beaten path. But writing about Le Gros Horloge last week got … Continue reading

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Le Gros Horloge, Rouen, France

Rouen’s “Big Clock” is impossible to miss. It is, in fact, quite large, and it hangs across the city’s main shopping and pedestrian street. It’s an astronomical clock, with only one hand, but it also portrays the days of the … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday: Strange French geography

The other day, one of my favorite French singers, Patrick Fiori, posted his new fall tour dates on Facebook. I was lucky enough to see him perform (twice!) while I was in France last year, so I don’t really care where he … Continue reading

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Travel Thursday: D-Day

To be perfectly honest, I didn’t even realize that yesterday was the anniversary of D-Day. I didn’t realize until very late in the day when I received my daily Google alert with news about France. I didn’t hear anything about … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Eurovision

The Grand Finale of the Eurovision Song Contest is this Saturday, May 26. Since most of the people who read this blog are in North America, I guess I need to explain. The Eurovision Song Contest is an annual song-writing competition among … Continue reading

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