Halt! Harvest Time. The next edition may or may not go out on Monday... depends on the state of the grapes! une impatience grandissante : a growing anticipation Audio File: Download MP3 or Wave file Comment décrire les sentiments d'un vigneron la veille des vendanges? C'est une impatience grandissante! How to describe a winemaker's feelings prior to... Read more →


"Frozen"... or the "permanent press" cycle in Provence. enfance (on fance) noun, feminine : childhood Expression: vivre une enfance heureuse = to live a happy childhood. Audio file and many more expressions, here. French Christmas Music: "Mon Beau Sapin", "Saint Nuit", "La Marche des Rois", "Petite Ville Bethléem", "Il est né Le Divin Enfant". Order CD here.... Read more →


In the moss-covered village of Rochegude... a courtyard, above, located beside the writer's den that I mentioned in a recent post.. parole (pah-rol) noun, feminine : lyrics; word (spoken) . Audio File: Hear Aunt Marie-Françoise pronounce the French word "parole":Download Parole Download Parole À la parole on connaît l'homme. --PA Manzoli Help translate today's quote? ...or share... Read more →


camionnette

Crashing into the marguerites. Oh, the dangers of driving in Ceriana, Italy (where we saw the little camionnette). la camionnette (ka-me-oh-net) noun, feminine pick-up truck; small van, minivan La camionnette démarre avec fracas et la jeune fille ferme derrière elle la lourde porte, relique de temps moins sûrs. The truck starts up with a roar and the... Read more →