Bastille Day

Bastille Day 14 July 2006Just a reminder that this Friday is Bastille Day, a national Holiday here in France, with many events and firework parties taking place. The Office will be shut on this day and as is the norm in France will also be closed on the Saturday also.

First Day of Spring

Today, is the First day of Spring, and we have been rewarded with a wonderful Spring day, with the tempertures into double figures, and no need for your coat. The grass is now growing rapidly, and will soon need to have its first cut, the early bulbs are flowering already and all the shrubs and …

Bird Flu in France

It has been confirmed that seven ducks have been found with the strain of H5N1 (Bird Flu) near Lyon. The news, which has been feared for many months, triggered the pre planned response, that a 3km protection zone and a 10km surveillance zone has been set up around the infected area. On a Wider Scale …

Bastille Day

The 14th July, is a good day to be in France as it is Bastille Day, a National Holiday, and a perfect time to meet up with family and friends. This year we had my daughters boyfriend staying with us and spent the day in the pool, which is the ideal place to be with …