Posts filed under ‘About France’
A few of my favorite quotes about one of my favorite places in the world…more to come…
An idiosyncractic, beginning list of titles of books written (mostly in English) about France, or that take place in France (outside of Paris.) For books about Paris, see my Paris Bookshelf.
My little village in the heart of France offers a kind of peaceful and deeply satisfying daily life that is quite common in many little French villages–and hard to find many other places in the world. In Essoyes the connection between past, present and future is easier to feel, somehow–in the continuity of traditions as well as in the slow, inexorable change that is one of life’s constants.
My French-speaking Australian friend Lincoln Siliakus celebrates his love of bicycling, the French countryside, and French wines in a wonderful new, prize-winning book, Visages de Terroir. Check it out!
The “village Renoir” becomes “village de velo” for part of one very exciting day.