Tag Archives: France

Happy Bastille Day!

La Giraudière celebrates the national festival of Bastille Day (Pour lire ce post de blog en français, cliquez ici: Bon 14 Juillet) Last Friday was the national festival of the French Republic- Bastille Day. This public holiday in France was … Continue reading

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An opportunity to try a different kind of work at La Giraudière

These volunteers aren’t scared of getting their hands dirty!               The volunteer work at La Giraudière is very varied- from landscaping to cooking or cleaning. This week, our volunteers Gillian- English, Elena- Lithuanian, and … Continue reading

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A game of boules in Brossac

The volunteers and the locals play boules Yesterday evening, La Giraudière’s volunteers had a group outing into Brossac for a traditional French game of boules with the local people. Our new Scottish volunteer, John, was particularly skilled at this sport … Continue reading

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Un jeu de pétanque en Brossac

Les bénévoles et les gens du quartier jouent à pétanque Hier soir, les bénévoles de La Giraudière ont eu une sortie de groupe à Brossac pour un jeu traditional français de pétanque avec les gens du quartier. Notre nouveau bénévole … Continue reading

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Ted, our Austrailian volunteer finishes his stay at LG

Bonjour à tous! Asha here again. Today Ted, a volunteer here at La Giraudière who you may remember from a previous blog, left. Ted has been here for 4 weeks. Like many of us he wanted to go home, he … Continue reading

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