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French Impressions

French Impressions

La Bourboule

May 5, 2016 by Geo & Donella

  Its been a while since George and I have updated our blogs, but I am sure you will forgive us. La Bourboule If there is a place where old… Read more…

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Breaking Bread

October 29, 2015 by Geo & Donella

As Christmas approaches and days are getting shorter and colder, I have been experimenting with the bread machine to find something a bit special for that period when tasty snacks… Read more…

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September 21, 2015 by Geo & Donella

Donella East has been exploring France and collecting regional recipes for more than 20 years while keeping her travel writer husband George in some semblance of order. Amongst her other… Read more…

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Being Taken for a Ride

August 17, 2015 by Geo & Donella

  I like my bike, especially when guiding it through France. Or rather, letting it guide me through France. But more of that unique facility  later. This time last month… Read more…

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The French are Revolting

July 29, 2015 by Geo & Donella

  As any foreigner  who has lived in,  travelled through  or sometimes tried to get in or out  of France will testify, there’s nothing the French like more than a… Read more…

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East à la Mode

July 11, 2015 by Geo & Donella

Once again I find myself at the cutting edge of fashion. I am, quite simply, à la mode. My wife pointed out my latest stylistic triumph and example of being… Read more…

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The Naked Truth

July 6, 2015 by Geo & Donella

I am asking all our female friends and readers to let me have their list of their pet peeves about men and what really annoys them about typical male behaviour… Read more…

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Hot Gossip

June 29, 2015 by Geo & Donella

Another day and another story circulating the bars and shops and street corners of a certain small town (or more properly a large village) we know in Northern France. It… Read more…

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The Long and Shorts of it

June 16, 2015 by Geo & Donella

  Things I like about France no. 9,239: being able to dress- or undress- exactly as you like without  giving rise to eyebrows, comments or  even ribald comments. This most… Read more…

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Try some Hot Goat

June 13, 2015 by Geo & Donella

Some outlets offering working men’s lunches are major concerns and sited on main trunk roads, but the classic ouvrier is usually a small village or roadside bar which may close… Read more…

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