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May 2013

31 Mai 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Life

May 2013 is one of the worst months of May I have ever seen. It has rained a lot but, worst of all, it was cold. A few days ago we nearly had frost in the morning ! And today, last day of the month, the temperature hasn't reached 12°C ! It is not bad...

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Basilica in Saint-Nicolas-de-Port (2)

30 Mai 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine, #Saint Nicolas

The inside of the basilica of Saint-Nicolas-de-Port looks really high. And it is very bright. Part of the stained-glass windows are just transparent so the light can come through easily. There are chapels on each side of the nave, one is dedicated to...

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Place Stanislas (2)

29 Mai 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine, #Nancy

At the other end of the City Hall you can admire the gates of Place Stanislas again. This time they take place between the Hôtel de Ville (on the right) and the Grand Théâtre (on the left). From there you see the cathedral of Nancy which was built from...

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Sculptures in Lunéville

28 Mai 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine, #Lunéville

The 6th Symposium de la Pierre is going on at the castle of Lunéville till the 31st of May. Gé Pellini, a sculptor, organizes this event which lasts two weeks. Sculptors are invited to create a piece of art with limestone (this year with calcaire de Chartres)....

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Mother's Day in France

26 Mai 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Life, #Tradition

Mother's Day in France is celebrated on the last Sunday of May unless Whitsunday falls on that day. In this case Mother's Day is held on the following Sunday. My children left nursery and primary schools quite a few years ago, so I don't receive pasta...

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