The Lou Messugo Blog - life in the south of France from a British/Australian TCK's perspective, bringing you French culture, travel on the Côte d'Azur and beyond, expat issues and a little bit of je ne sais quoi all mixed up with a hefty dose of photography.

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Naples with a teenager

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Sometime last year I decided I wanted to take my older son on a trip for his 16th birthday, just him and me, something I’d never done before.  I’d been brewing the idea for a while ever since a friend took her son away for his 13th birthday; it wasn’t something I’d contemplated before and back then it wasn’t such a fashionable thing to do (this must have been about 9 years ago at least).  My boy’s 13th birthday passed by and the time wasn’t right so it struck me that 16 was the next “big” birthday worthy of celebrating in such a way. 

bay of Naples with Vesuvius

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Sunday Photo - 7 February 2016

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Pompeii and Vesuvius
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All About France #13

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Welcome to All About France the monthly blog linky all about France!   Simply put, it links up blog posts with a French theme.  Readers, this means you have a wide range of stories about France to enjoy and bloggers, this means you have a place to highlight anything you've written about France or French.  And today is extra special as we are celebrating a birthday....

#AllAboutFrance is ONE!  Yay!  This linky has been running for a whole year, I know it's definitely a sign of age, but I'm going to say it anyway...where did that year go?  However, rather than get all concerned about how fast time flies (I must be having fun, right?) I thought I'd take a look back over the past year and let you in on a few facts and figures. I love statistics!

All About France 1 year blog linky

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Sunday Photo - 31 January 2016

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valbonne fountain

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