Tag Archives: French

Canadian volunteer Comes to Grips with French Plaque au Feu

French Plaque de Feu Here at Giraudière, two cast iron fireplate plaques, fabicated in 1659, were found in two different fireplaces of the original Master’s mansion built around that time. The two plaques have been cleaned and made ready for … 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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Volunteers/Interns at La Giraudiere enjoy travel to other regions of France

Volunteers/Interns at La Giraudiere enjoy travel to other regions in France With just a 3 day commitment to work, La Giraudiere volunteers/interns have 4 days each week to explore other parts of France and the current group have been making … Continue reading

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Learn French at La Giraudiere

Learn French at La Giraudiere A wonderful opportunity exists to Learn French at La Giraudiere or if you already have mastered some basic French to improve your skills. Currently 6 of the volunteers at La Giraudiere can speak French and … Continue reading

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Trail Du Brossacais 2016

Trail Du Brossacais 26 June 2016 An observation in international volunteer co-operation was observed last Saturday morning with a team of volunteers under the guidance of Paul from La Giraudiere and in tandem with a large team from the local community setting up … Continue reading

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