Tag Archives: Noël

10 French Christmas Traditions

Like every country in Christendom, France has a range of Christmas traditions, local and nationwide. I explore a few in this post. Christmas used to be lower key, less commercialised and of shorter duration than in the UK. During our … Continue reading

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Life on La Lune French Christmas Quiz 2014

  A very Happy Christmas to all my readers   Here’s something to stretch your brain cells once you’ve stretched your waistbands: the annual Life on La Lune Christmas Quiz. Twenty questions about French history, literature, gastronomy, language, etc. with … Continue reading

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French Solstice Customs

  We’re in winter now, marked by a sharp frost and bright sunshine (hurray!). The winter solstice occurred today in France at 00.03 Central European Time. The December solstice marks the shortest day/longest night of the year. This is when … Continue reading

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French Christmas Quiz: the Answers

I hope you all had a lovely Christmas. We are rather glad of a respite this week, having spent the previous few days lurching between social events. Only New Year’s Eve to go now and then it’s back to normal.

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French Christmas Quiz

    First, I’d like to wish all my readers a very Happy Christmas. Now, here’s something to keep you Francophiles occupied after the turkey and Christmas pud, or whatever you eat on Christmas Day. Below are 20 questions about France … Continue reading

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