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Alsatian Christmas time

29 Novembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Around Lorraine, #Alsace

When we were in Eguisheim in August, we saw the whole Alsace in a window (my article dated September 24th). The second window of the same shop was about Christmas time. In quite a small space, where red and white were the most visible, there were all...

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New sculptures in Lunéville

27 Novembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lunéville

When I went to the Fairies' Market in Lunéville, I discovered new sculptures outside the castle. They are modern, some are colourful, and they give the touch of colour and extravagance which are a bit missing in cold seasons. Without them the courtyard...

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Abbaye des Prémontrés in Pont-à-Mousson

25 Novembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine

The abbey was built at the beginning of the 18th century under the reign of Duke Leopold of Lorraine. It became a small seminary in the 19th century. And in 1910 it was a historical building belonging to the state and was given to the city of Pont-à-Mousson...

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Beaujolais Nouveau in 2013

23 Novembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Life

Since 1951 the new Beaujolais wine is celebrated in France and it became really popular in the 1980s. Now it "arrives" every third Thursday of November at midnight (that means that Japan can celebrate it before us, which is unfair !). On this day you...

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First snow in Lorraine

21 Novembre 2013 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine

It started last night and it was still snowing this morning when we got up. This is the first snow, nearly one month later than last year. Weatherforescasts were quite bad so I had prepared a broom and a snow shovel but I haven't used them. The snow stopped...

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