Miscellaneous

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cartoon de Marion Barral suite aux attentats de Bruxelles

Feeling very sad for our friends from #Brussels today…

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Marion je suis Paris

Dear friends, it is true that France is not the only country in the world to be the victim of terrorist attacks. But being struck so closely by these events makes us feel even more for those who suffer from human madness across the borders. And I have to say, seeing all these images of
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[:fr]#jesuischarlie[:en]#jesuischarlie

#jesuischarlie “Vous avez mis dans mon coeur l’horreur de la mort; mon âme n’a point de tolérance avec la mort.” Cinq grandes Odes (1911), Paul Claudel. [Feb 22nd update]This weekend I was in Paris so I went at Charlie Hebdo where the attacks took place and at Place de la République. Even almost two months
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Vendémian, le village de mon enfanceVendémian, my childhood village

I was born and raised in a small village called “Vendémian”, in the South of France (Languedoc). The name actually comes from the old French calendar “Vendémiaire”, which was the month of the grape harvest. All the past and history of Vendémian is related to viticulture. My father and my grand father kept telling when
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Photo de la structure d'une cabane à insectes

I have wanted to make an insect house for a long time. It took the opportunity of some abandonned wooden cases in our winery to make one. An insect house is very easy to make: absolutely no DIY skills needed – 0 nails and screws. As a consequence it is a both fun and educationnal
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Front view of restaurant Château de Lunas

I worked at the restaurant “Château de Lunas” every summer for six years, when I was student. It is a beautiful restaurant located 70 km North-West from Montpellier. I went back there a few days ago. More than all the good memories I have there, the most enjoyable part of the visit was to see
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