Tag Archives: French Revolution

French Tours: Beware Madame la Guillotine – It Pays to be a Friend – The Old Woman without a Clue

While I was on holiday in Australia, I didn’t have time to read my favourite blogs so I have a lot of catching up to do! This Wednesday, Abby Gorden from Paris Weekender, posting on My French Life, reviews a … Continue reading

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Captain Cook and the French Revolution

I’ve been reading Hough’s biography of Captain Cook and thinking about what Townsvillean said when I told him we’d bought a house in Blois built in 1584: “Your house is about twice as old as my nation!”.   One of … Continue reading

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