Advent Calendar Day 5: My First Christmas in California by Evelyne Holingue

My First Christmas in California by Evelyne Holingue “You’ve got to see something,” my husband said, right after picking our eleven-month-old daughter and me up at the San Francisco airport. We had left Paris on December 22, more than twenty hours ago, and I wondered what could a Parisian have never seen that couldn’t wait … Continue reading Advent Calendar Day 5: My First Christmas in California by Evelyne Holingue

Life in a French small town ~ a book review and recommendation of “Chronicles from Château de Moines” by Evelyne Holingue

After his mother lost her battle with cancer, Scott, his younger sister, and his "hippy" father move from California to rural France. In the fall of 1970, in the small town of Château de Moines a new life starts for all of them, far away from the ghosts of their past. Scott quickly adapts to … Continue reading Life in a French small town ~ a book review and recommendation of “Chronicles from Château de Moines” by Evelyne Holingue

Discovering a different side of Paris ~ A book review and recommendation of “Trapped in Paris” by Evelyne Holingue

After a trip to Paris, Cameron, a 16 year old American is on his way back home to Maine. But sometimes natural events make us change plans. Due to the eruption of a Volcano in Island, Charles de Gaulle airport is now longer letting planes take off. After a tiring night at the airport and … Continue reading Discovering a different side of Paris ~ A book review and recommendation of “Trapped in Paris” by Evelyne Holingue