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Mardi Gras in France: a Louisiana Perspective


Mardi Gras in southern Louisiana is a massive day of celebration that Southern Louisianians wait for impatiently for 364 days of the year. But in in modern-day France it’s just another Tuesday. Whereas in Louisiana people spend well over a month eating … Continue reading

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Cherbourg Umbrellas: MADE IN FRANCE luxury.


Cherbourg Umbrellas are the ideal luxury gift or souvenirs for your Parisian or French trip.  Everyone wants to come to Paris and buy something distinctly French and a luxurious product is certainly ideal. But if you’re wanting to come to … Continue reading

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Two weeks later: the Paris attacks of Friday the 13th


  November 27 2016: It has been hard to know what to write. With everything that has happened and everyday new fears rising; I often am at a lose for words for the things that we are living in this … Continue reading

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The Fella: Bad jokes in French


So here’s on for my French readers: J’étais à table avec the Fella et je lui demande de me servir de l’eau et il pose sa fourchette pour me servir de l’eau. Je lui dit: – T’aurait pu finir ta … Continue reading

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The Fella: Les Poissons


So tonight I was cooking our Sunday dinner as I do every week. On Saturdays we go to our local market and buy fresh fish from the market for our Sunday night… this week was trout. As I was cutting … Continue reading

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Embarrassed… again… what’s new?


Written October 23rd 2014 So a pretext to this story: I’ve recently moved in with the fella’ and the poor dear is discovering for the first time what and utter and complete walking disaster I truly am. And that his … Continue reading

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