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Bonne fête à tous les grand-pères!

Although there is a lot of information online that says grandfather’s day in France was invented in 2007, our postcard suggests it is a much older celebration. Look how pleased this old gentleman is to see his smiling grandchildren.  In a difficult world he knows he is blessed. Today we are sending love to all the wonderful…

Bonne Fête Nationale! 

Postcard – Rouen from Côte Sainte-Catherine The French national day or ‘la fête nationale’  on 14 July is France’s biggest national holiday. Most English speaking countries know it as Bastille Day.  At some point in everyone’s history lessons the storming of the Bastille by revolutionaries on 14 July 1789 gets a mention. However in France no-one will…

Joyeuses Pâques! Have a safe Easter 2017

The small child in this unusual postcard is understandably terrified. Pretty pink flowers dotted all over offer no reassurance, this is clearly a poorly conceived construction. Our pilot is expected to fly this mad Easter machine without any protective clothing, scant regard for the laws of aerodynamics and an environmentally unfriendly fuel system.  We hope she was…

Dive into love, this Valentine’s Day

Did Mélanie dive l’amour; dive into love as the sender of this postcard hoped? The fine figured lady in our picture looks distinctly undecided.  But her suitor has a smart uniform as well as a keen, if desperate manner.  Perhaps he has a chance. Happy Valentine’s Day, Normandy fans, we hope your amour is appreciated. With love,…

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