• Smug About Smog

    Much of urban France is under a layer of smog at the moment. Paris has been particularly hard hit, but many other cities have suffered too. My Bordeaux correspondent, daughter Caiti, reported that her city was smoggy too and public transport was free there last weekend in a bid to...


  • French Language Week – Semaine de la Langue Française

    It’s French Language Week – Semaine de la Langue Française et de la Francophonie. It began yesterday, 15th March, and runs to the 22nd. It’s a week in which to celebrate the wonderfulness of French. The website is here www.dismoidixmots.culture.fr/ Take a look and see if anything is going on...


  • More Lambs

    Aha, I’m back. There have been a few hiccups at Lunar Pages’ end and I notice that my last post – Pancake Day, which was all about our first lamb of the spring called Pancake who was born on 4th March (Pancake Day) – has disappeared but here’s a photo...


  • Book Review: Paris, Rue des Martyrs by Adria Cimino

    Once again, Blog in France goes literary and today I’m featuring Paris, Rue des Martyrs by Adria J Cimino, as part of the novel’s virtual book tour. Not only is the book set in France, but the author is also an expat so I’m sure it will have very definite...


  • Crossing Bridges

    We’ve made the most of the few short spells of good weather we’ve had during the school winter holiday break to fit in a couple of outings. Last Monday we went geocaching at Bois de Lassoux, a spot we’ve been quite a few times and did a llama trek at...