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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Sunday Photo - 21 August 2016

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St Martin Vésubie back country Nice France

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A day in my life

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Today I'm being featured in a series on the daily reality of expat life on my friend Clara's blog The Expat Partner's Survival Guide.  The idea of the series is to show what really goes on in an expat's life - the nitty gritty ordinary stuff that never gets written about, to debunk the myth that it's all cocktail parties, long lunches and domestic help.

It starts like this....

breakfast at Lou Messugo

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So many of my good intentions for the blog slip during summer.  Mid June to mid July is by far the busiest time of year for me workwise on top of which I find it hard to write with the kids around and so many fun things to do.  Then we take off for our own holidays (a road trip moving from location to location) and even in this age of 24 hour connectedness technology isn’t infallible; I’ve been without wifi for more days than with over the last month meaning I have barely blogged!  So I have completely failed to keep up my Museum Monday series.  In a bid to rectify the situation I asked 5 local Côte d’Azur/Provence bloggers to share with me their favourite museums.  And here they are:

Cocteau Wunderland Museum Curious Rambler

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Sunday Photo - 14 August 2016

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Madrid Palacio Cristal Crystal Palace

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