Tag Archives: Marcel Pagnol

Une ribambelle

As I mentioned in a previous post, I spent many hours over my winter break making a table runner, which involved hand-sewing yards and yards of gimp. I also repainted the frames on a stack of silhouettes in our growing … Continue reading

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Les treize desserts

I love dessert. I’m fully in agreement with the slogan, “Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first.” So once again, I think the French have got things just right with les treize desserts (lay trez daysehr), or the thirteen desserts. This … Continue reading

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French actress Emmanuelle Béart was born on August 14, 1963. Béart was born on the French Riviera to a singer/poet and former model. She’s best known for her role in Manon des Sources (Manon of the Spring), based on the … Continue reading

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Avoir plusieurs cordes à son arc

French writer and filmmaker Marcel Pagnol was born on February 28, 1895 in Aubagne in the south of France. The son of a teacher and seamstress, Pagnol had a profound love of nature developed in the arid hills north of … Continue reading

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