Category: France

Tous fous du Tour

Sorry for the radio silence, I’ve been in Brazil, of which more soon! But first I want to write about one of my favourite sporting events of the year. No, not the Olympics, although that will soon be upon us. It’s almost time for the Tour de France! As a Tour obsessive this is my favourite time of year. Every…

Macy and Montmartre

I was aimlessly wandering around FNAC one day, a couple of months into my year at uni in France, when the ticket counter caught my eye. Macy Grey, Paris, coming soon. This was just after she’d released her first album, playing a small venue in Montmartre. Asked around, but no-one fancied making the trip up from Montpellier to Paris just…

La belle France

I’m planning a trip to France later on this year. Probably will have a week, maybe 10 days, beginning of September I think. Of course, I want to finally, finally get back to Montpellier . Wander through the Jardin des Plantes , up to Peyrou and look out over the Cevennes in the distance. Then head into town, though narrow…