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General Lasalle, statue of a hero in Lunéville

26 Février 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lunéville

(I have added a new link about the life of General Lasalle at the bottom of this article) When you enter the castle in Lunéville through the main gate you can't miss it : the statue of General Antoine Charles Louis de Lasalle. He was born in Metz in Moselle...

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History of Iron in Jarville

25 Février 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine

Last Sunday we went to Jarville-devant-Nancy, only 20 minutes away from home, to visit the Musée de l'Histoire du Fer (Museum of the History of Iron). We didn't know what to expect exactly and it was a good surprise. First, on the ground floor, there...

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Is winter over in Lorraine ?

22 Février 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine

Winter time is nearly finished and, in fact, we haven't had any winter yet apart from one day with snow in Lorraine. We hear about all the disasters in Europe, in Brittany, in the South of France and also in Great-Britain but each time Lorraine hasn't...

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Pictures exhibition in Lunéville, from Poland to Lorraine

16 Février 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lunéville

At the moment there is an exhibition in Lunéville castle. Andrzej Georgiew and Jakub Pajewski, two Polish photographers, have brought their pictures. They have called it Lumière obscure (Dark light). These are mainly portraits, black and white and a few...

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A grog on cold days

13 Février 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Life

I have always known the remedy (for adults) : "If you have got a bad cold, have a grog !" My grand-father used to have hot water and dark rum, a grog, when he didn't feel well, before going to bed. Later we added sugar to the drink, then lemon juice....

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