Learning to speak French is becoming an issue for me. Try as I may, it is a bit of a pain. Perhaps it’s because my brain is full of trying to deal with everyday life. I want to learn French. I really do. However, there are challenges […]
Car buying in France Behind the scenes When the conversation about car buying in France came up, my friend Geoffrey kindly loaned “Ales,” the tattered Citroen, to me for road trips out of Uzès. Sadly for Geoffrey, he mentioned I might get to use his red Mustang […]
Saint Jean du Gard Sally’s first road trip was to the Cévennes and Tuesday market in Saint Jean du Gard. The town’s history dates back to the twelfth century when monks from the Abbey of St-Gilles created the settlement on the banks of the Gardon River. With its […]
Many sights around the Uzes, France neighborhood have been building up in my camera. It’s time to share. As you would imagine, many narrow streets with ancient buildings surround Uzes. From my apartment, heading to the main road, some alleyways and sights are along the way. Now that […]
French Food, Fests and Customs. Halloween In Uzes there’s very little evidence of the tradition. Only plastic scarecrows, owls and pumpkins in a few shop windows.Some younger children go out in costume to trick or treat, but it’s not over-the-top like in the US.
If “Dancing Queen” from the movie “Mama Mia” came into your mind last Friday, it was me blasting the music from iTunes through my rooftop in France. I was celebrating that my internet connection and phone in the apartment were finally working!
Moving day in France
My French apartment
legal expat in France