Tag Archives: French

First Volunteers at La Giraudière for the 2018 season

Welcome, again, to the 2018 volunteers season at La Giraudière! We thought it would be a nice touch for you to get to know a little bit more about the first volunteers here for this season. Rhona – Aberdeen, Scotland Rhona … Continue reading

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Volunteers Barbecue in France

Volunteers organise Community BBQ The Volunteers at La Giraudiere started the end of their first week by having a French lesson on Friday morning with the delightful Lynn who divided us into two classes of beginners and more advanced. She … Continue reading

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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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