Le Franco Phoney

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Le Franco Phoney
Blog about France, French people, traditions, and culture as seen by an Australian in St Jean de Sixt, near the ski resort of La Clusaz and Lake Annecy in Haute Savoie.
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  • Shopping bargains? 2 days ago Do you collect stamps at supermarkets? The ones that give you a discount to some big brand name as long as you’ve spent hundreds at the supermarket offering the great deal? I remember my mum collecting stamps for a new…Read more › Related posts: What an offer! This morning, I received this...
  • Ricard jugs and vide greniers 1 week ago Let’s start with a few statements. 1. Ricard is a popular drink in France. 2. Vide grenier sales (car boot sales or trash and treasures) are popular in France. 3. At least 10% of all stands at a vide grenier…Read more › Related posts: The French version of a garage sale In some countries,...
  • Confusing weather for plants 1 week ago After more than a month of rainy weather here in the French Alps, we’re having a second spring! The sun has timidly arrived, and the plants are confused. Pictured are some strawberries in my strawberry patch. The plants normally flower…Read more › Related posts: No wonder eskimos have so many...
  • The French love affair with English words 3 weeks ago Did you know that France is the world’s most popular country for tourism? Despite their reputed gruffness, the French population must be doing something right, right? France is a proud nation of people who (sometimes illogically) support regional food and…Read more › Related posts: When...
  • Ten reasons to visit Prapic 2 months ago Hidden near Gap is the tiny, aging village of Prapic. Once a thriving town on a main Roman route before Christ, the village has survived centuries despite rockslides and avalanches from the peaks all around. So massive are those peaks that…Read more › Related posts: Nice Frenchness I take for...

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  • Coping with Living Abroad Writing Contest October 2012 The glamour of jet setting or that dreaded feeling of homesickness? What does living abroad mean to you? For me, moving away from home was an escape from a world that felt like an old pair of jeans — comfortable, familiar and reliable. That old...

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