Chris Slade describes the son et lumiere presentation at the abbey of Bon Repos called "Le Pays de Conomor" in Brittany, which takes place during the first two weeks of August.
Read about Philippa’s girly networking event in Brittany, an Usborne Book party and a forthcoming event at the English Connection Language school in Vannes.
Good to be back in France after a hectic couple of weeks back in Blighty where we had a reunion with some relatives from Australia and stayed in an interesting converted windmill in East Sussex. I’m now gearing up for the Anglo Info ‘Living, working and enjoying life in Brittany’ Exhibition in Josselin on Saturday and Sunday, where I’m having an Usborne Book Stall. My latest team member Karen who joined Usborne last week is also going to be helping me, so we hope to book lots of Home Parties in the run up to Christmas.
Do libraries exist any more? I can see the huge advantages if an ipad, no heavy books to carry around, no storage problems, paper usage is reduced and new ‘books’ can be immediately downloaded. But.. It isn’t quite the same reading a book on a screen. Confession. We have lived in France for almost nine years and I haven’t yet even been into a French library. Shocking.
Travel writer George East has been writing about France for many years. His latest book “French Impressions-Brittany” was published recently. We"re publishing excerpts of places he has visited and we"d like you to let us know if you agree with George. For the first in the series we visit a really famous French landmark…
Read George"s view of Mont St-Michel