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Decorated bookshop in Lunéville

30 Juin 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lunéville

As we were walking around the farmers' market in Lunéville, I noticed decorations on a house nearby. Dummies, sort of men, were hanging from the wall, sitting near windows, all different and colourful. I was quite puzzled and decided to go nearer. From...

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Farmers' Market in Lunéville

29 Juin 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lunéville

We've got a farm shop not far but a farmers' market is different. You can have a chat with the farmers, they make you taste what they sell, ask for opinions and you are tempted more easily. The marché fermier happens twice a month in Lunéville from March...

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Ford T and Renault Torpedo

27 Juin 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Life

When we arrived in Dombasle-sur-Meurthe the four old cars were the first things we saw. Among them there were one Ford T and one Renault Torpedo. Both of them were made in the 1920s. My Husband spoke straight away about engines, cylinders, power... A...

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The basket maker

26 Juin 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Life

It was very common to see gipsies selling baskets in Lorraine till the middle of the 1970s, then they didn't come to our doors as often as before. But till about two or three years ago a couple of basket makers still used to come to the village at least...

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Geese in Dombasle-sur-Meurthe

24 Juin 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine

When I wrote about geese in my last article I didn't know I would see some in Dombasle-sur-Meurthe on the following day ! Yesterday Dombasle organized a sort of Back to the Past day with all sorts of activities linked to the 1900-1930 years. We were walking...

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