Multifarious meanderings

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Multifarious meanderings
English humour from a British mother of three lost somewhere in the depths of the Hérault valley. Village life, French tax forms, the paradox of the French and fast food, people-spotting on the beach, and much more.
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  • Mr Playmo's Post Scriptum. 3 months ago Mrs Playmo told me off this morning. A shrill voice cut through the darkness of the bedroom and split my eardrums. “Oy, MM! Get up and get summat posted on your blog! I’ll be the laughing stock of Playmobilia if … Continue reading →
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  • The Dry January Experience. 3 months ago Just over a month ago, I opened the fridge, and the bottle of chilled rosé winked provocatively at me from beside the orange juice carton. My hand wavered on its way to the juice, and all willpower promptly dissolved. Once … Continue reading →

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  • The Ten Commandments for Visiting the Languedoc, France Writing Contest March 2013 Every summer, tourists eagerly chase their way through the Languedoc on an enthusiastic pilgrimage from one cross on the guide book to the next. As I see them bowl past, noses glued to their sat navs en route for the next horrifically expensive car...
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  • Ten Beret Good Things to Know About France and the French. Expat Blog Awards 2013 When I first arrived in France with my rose-tinted spectacles firmly jammed on the end of my nose, I secretly hoped for a Doisneau world in which accordeons were played on street corners, vendors sold flowers to kissing couples on wrought iron park...

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Website Reviews » There are 27 reviews on Multifarious meanderings

K-ro
13:28 PM November 25, 2012

One of my favorite blog ever !!!

Amparo
13:34 PM November 25, 2012

Thank you for making me laugh so hard ! I love your blog.

WIETRICH Fabien
13:36 PM November 25, 2012

Very very Goooooood

Charline
13:37 PM November 25, 2012

This blog is hilarious and very informative. I recommend.

Valérie
13:39 PM November 25, 2012

British humour at its best!

Mairead
14:27 PM November 25, 2012

One of the few blogs I make the effort to read on a regular basis!

SoCha
18:04 PM November 25, 2012

Un blog frais, diversifié, aussi pétillant que peut l'être son auteure !

GUINCHARD Alex
21:06 PM November 25, 2012

My only and FAVORITE blog !!! Humor with a kind of "french mauvaise foi" ! Thank you Miss L.

Our Adventure In Croatia
21:15 PM November 25, 2012

MM gets my vote! MM lives in France with Husband PF, Bigfoot, Rugby-boy and Little My (oh... and a Smelly Dog)- and blogs about their daily life there, with lots of funny and entertaining bits thrown in for good measure, and lots of British humour. Check out their blog!

Christine
07:32 AM November 26, 2012

funny and fabulous

Laura
20:42 PM November 26, 2012

...British humour doesn't come any better

IcedTeaDee
23:47 PM November 26, 2012

How many wonderful things can I say about MM - they would never end! She is fantastic & her blog so entertaining! She deserves the reward with highest honors. You only allow 5 Stars - I'd give her 10!

Cedric
08:58 AM November 27, 2012

My favourite very good!

Cesarine81
11:36 AM November 27, 2012

hilarious !

Delphine
12:06 PM November 27, 2012

Yo, of course it has what it takes to win! Hopla geiss, let's all vote for this amazing blog!

Pecora Nera
08:50 AM November 28, 2012

Brilliant blog, very funny. I read it on a Monday morning when I need cheering up.

Bob
09:31 AM November 28, 2012

Gently comic, wryly observant, sometimes searching, often stimulating, never dull - this woman simply loves life!

Julietta
10:43 AM November 28, 2012

Just great !!

JH Lignot
07:05 AM December 11, 2012

Great work, thank you for doing it. keep going!

Kate
10:00 AM December 11, 2012

Refreshing to read, taking the rough with the smooth and the light with the dark. Thank you!

Serafina
15:21 PM December 11, 2012

I love this blog! It has a little bit of everything and very funny and witty !

Papounet
17:05 PM December 11, 2012

This blog reminds me of P.G.Wodehouse's numerous writings, so typically British humor. She largely deserves a five stars.

Swimgirl
04:17 AM December 12, 2012

Fun and lively blog. Keeps you waiting for the next post. Also this blogger promotes other bloggers and interacts with their followers. 5***** rating from here!

Abby
23:45 PM December 12, 2012

I always take the time to read her journal because it's reality in a funny way. Love it!

Sarah
15:50 PM December 13, 2012

A new reader to this blog, I've already signed up to get updates as it's witty, intelligent and well written. Just the sort of blog I like!

Grace
22:33 PM December 13, 2012

Just love it ! So witty and funny

Allan
06:20 AM December 14, 2012

i love the fun way every thing is written...

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