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 - 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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Processionary caterpillars - what are they?

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On a recent day out to the mountains to check out the dire snow situation in the local ski resort we were taken aback by just how many caterpillar nests we saw in the pine trees and how much destruction they had caused.  There were vast areas of what looked like dead trees and more nests than I've even seen. Some trees were groaning under old dried-out brown nests while others were still healthy-looking but covered in silky white "tents" about 15cm in diameter.

processionary caterpillar nest in pîne tree

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