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Fun La Giraudière-themed French Activities!

La Giraudière-themed French Activities For today’s blog, we have some fun French activities for a change! Francophiles will have fun with this – some of the activities are La Giraudière-themed! Part 1 – Crossword Didn’t get some of the answers? No worries, … Continue reading

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La Giraudière Takes a Hit from Violent Storm in Brossac

La Giraudière Takes a Hit from Violent Storm in Brossac On Wednesday evening, a whirlwind of destruction blew into La Giraudière as a violent storm hit Brossac and the whole of southwest France. Furious winds at a speed of 160km/hr blew … Continue reading

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Sporting activities for volunteers in France – Tennis Club Brossac

Sporting activities for volunteers in France On Tuesday of this week, two of the volunteers, Colin from Australia and Rhona from Scotland joined some of the villagers at the local tennis club in Brossac village. We cycled from La Giraudière … Continue reading

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Bastille Day Celebrations at Lake Brossac

Bastille Day Celebrations at Lake Brossac After all the clean up activities in the morning, the volunteers and interns were excited when the celebrations were about to commence at Lake Brossac. Le Committee du Fete had done a marvellous job … Continue reading

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La fête du 14-Juillet

Bastille Day 2016 Bastille Day is celebrated annually on July 14 in France and French-speaking regions around the world. To the French it is ‘la fête du 14-Juillet’ or simply ‘la fête nationale’. Signifying the start of the French Revolution, … Continue reading

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