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colourful shutters of france

Is France losing the colour from it’s shutters? volets colorés

Colourful French shutters were commonplace in France but today the tradition is fading fast. The Identity of France All too often I see the iconic colourful array of shutters adorning homes (volets battants)in France dwindling! Call me nostalgic but it has long been considered a part of Frances identity and heritage for centuries. So why …

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our life in France

Our life in France?

We arrived in France in 2010 and it has been a roller coaster ride, an education of life and survival. After living a long time in the UK state support we have had the long and hard lesson of re-education. A new life we sought. It is one of self-sufficiency and non-dependency. living in France …

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French English Translations

A / Z of construction related French / English Translations

After being asked about French translated building terms on many occasions by customers. In fact, it was obvious that I should compile an alphabetical list. This list will be added too on a regular basis. If you have any suggestions please add them to the comment box below and you too can participate in growing …

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