Maison de la Normandie
Miscellany of Articles
Islanders & Others Interested in France
The Old Black Dog
French Pub with English influence. Caroline Carver
tells how popular English roasts, bacon and egg and fish
and chips have become with locals
George East author of a series
of seven books
about his and wife Donella's life
as an "innocent abroad" in Lower Normandy is about to
embark on a new series of books - "East at Large",
Enjoy George's wit and perception of France
to places to visit in France
La Route de la Baie
- read about the towns and
attractions on the road around the Bay of Mont Saint Michel from
Cancale to Granville
Focus on Gers
in the Midi Pyrénées
at Notre Dame de Guildo
The 20th Fete des
Remparts took place in Dinan in 2012
L'Etoile du Roy -
familiar sight in the harbour of St Malo.
Les Saints de Glace,
and La Lune Rousse
May Day in
France. La Fête du Muguet and Labour Day.
Fete des Remparts 2012
in Dinan July 2012
- News about the popular medieval festival
Easter So Lets Go Fishing!
and watch out for that flying bell!
Foire de Rennes
huge exhibition held each March in Rennes
Cap Malo -
Review of super shopping centre on the way to Rennes - part of the
Brittany Shopping Page
"La Vie en Rose"
- Say it Carefully with Roses!
The Processional Pine Caterpillar,
new immigrant to Northern France
The Alliance Française in Jersey
La Fete de la
Music Day in France
Travelling from Jersey to
France in the 1960's.
Impressions of Giverny
- The House created by Monet in Normandy
Vide Greniers (car boot sales) are very popular in France.
detective novels set in Brittany coastal
towns such as St. Malo, St. Cast and Erquy.
crime thriller set in Dinard by Patrick Bent
Fatales a Erquy
The Corsairs sailed
the seas attacking other vessels under licence from the King of
France. However France had its women pirates and fighters too!
Taden Night Market
market held during July and August
are they different?.... - Yes they are
- the language of Jersey
Weddings in France
Well who was the Translator?
Some rather creative translation
from French to English
gone from Jersey - The end of an era