The Lou Messugo Blog

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The Lou Messugo Blog
Anecdotes about life running a gîte in the south of France by serial expat English/Australian adult TCK.
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  • Easter in France 1 day ago Easter in France is not very different from most countries that celebrate it, the main focus being getting together with family and friends for big meals and chocolate indulgence.  The French love their chocolate, 13,000 tonnes of it is sold every Easter!  But not just any old chocolate, a high...
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  • Go Garden Grow! 6 days ago We have the most remarkable blue flowering shrub in the garden at Lou Messugo.  It's in full bloom and in its prime right now.  I just had to share it with you.  It's certainly one of the most successful things we've planted here.  It's name is Céanothe in French and Ceanothus or Trewithen...
  • Medieval Festival - Knights Templar on the Côte d'Azur 1 week ago For three days every year in early April the lovely village of Biot (pronounced Bi-otte not Bi-oh as you may think if you know anything about French pronunciation) goes back in time to the 13th century.  The setting couldn't be more perfect as the old centre of Biot is a fortified medieval hill... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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19:08 PM January 23, 2013

I thoroughly enjoy reading phoebe'S blogs. They are different amusing well researched one feels that phoebe has taken part in all that she writes about. Her photographs are brilliant. I always look forward to reading a phoebe blog. Long may she keep entertaining us in this way

15:08 PM December 23, 2013

I love reading the Lou Messugo blog and have been following from the beginning. Phoebe combines just the right amount of personal anecdote with humour and facts. I've learnt a lot about France from her insider's view.

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