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Halloween Day in Lorraine

31 Octobre 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Tradition

This morning, when I was driving in town, I saw a small group of children wearing Halloween costumes. A little one had a lovely ghost hat but was more interested in the lollypop he had in hand than by Halloween. Last year I thought the celebration of...

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Magic spells and potions near Halloween

27 Octobre 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Tradition

On Saturday I met a witch who explained about her knowledge of plants and how to use them and also a woman who explained how to recognize plants and berries in woods. Halloween is not very far and some people are getting ready. I stood in front of the...

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Fossils in Lorraine

22 Octobre 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Lorraine

Each year Science Days are organized in October in France with a lot of different events. Two weeks ago the Maison du Sel in Haraucourt put fossils on display, most of them found in the local ground and lent by a farmer of the village. Posters showed...

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Mushroom time in Lorraine

17 Octobre 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Life

If I had any doubt about autumn in Lorraine, I am now sure it started on time as far as mushrooms are concerned. Temperatures are really mild (18°C-20°C) and it rains quite often, so mushrooms love this weather. Yesterday my husband went with a friend...

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The new conference center in Nancy

13 Octobre 2014 , Rédigé par Maryse Publié dans #Nancy

The new conference center of Nancy, called Centre de Congrès Prouvé, opened last summer. In 2007, several architects were asked to propose a draft for the construction of this new building where the former mail distribution center used to be, just near...

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