Fête nationale (Bastille Day to the Brits) 14th July 2018


(stella wood) #1

This National Holiday falls on Saturday this year… :relaxed:

How will you be celebrating this year ?? This link gives 12 big events to choose from…

https://www.citizenkid.com/article/le-14-juillet-une-fete-nationale-a1044028


(Graham Lees) #2

Sorry stella, just had to change your title, as the Brit version really p*sses me off!!


(stella wood) #3

No problem Graham… :relaxed:

What will you be doing ???


(Graham Lees) #4

As a sworn republican, I’ll be celebrating everything that is French -;


(Mark Robbins) #5

Apparently, every day must be a holiday (As I live here), so like every other day, I’ll have a beer or two :beer::beer::beer::beer:


(Jane Williamson) #6

What if The Terror comes back?


(stella wood) #7

Some of the dishes in this link… make my mouth water… :relaxed:


(stella wood) #8

(Graham Lees) #9

Sorry, just don’t understand your post…

      What if the terror comes back?

(Jane Williamson) #10

After the Republican Revolution in 1789 there was a huge falling out and they killed many people in massacres.


(Graham Lees) #11

In those days Jane, sacking the monarchy was generally never bloodless…


(Jane Williamson) #12

On their own side.


(Timothy Cole) #13

Being a Saturday we’ll be working all day.


(stella wood) #14

Glorious to watch them all marching down the Champs Élysées


(stella wood) #15

Those folk in the Légion Étrangère … phew, don’t want to cross with them… :open_mouth::open_mouth:


(stella wood) #16

I feel somewhat ashamed that I have never watched this Ceremony before… :pensive:


(stella wood) #17

this is for those who could not watch it Live today…


(stella wood) #18

Seems I was correct thinking the Foreign Legion marched “at their own pace”… in this video from 2017, the commentator confirms it… :relaxed: (and, I repeat, they will get no argument from me… :open_mouth: )


(Elisabeth Morgan) #19

Spot the mistake !
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(Bill Morgan) #20

:rofl: Whoops :rofl: