Unsung heros sing for remembrance day 100 years / Des héros anonymes chantent pour la commémoration du centenaire

British Ambassador to France, the Right Honourable Lord Lewellyn, OBE PC, placed a wreath of poppies during the Remembrance Day service at Notre-Dame on a rainy Sunday afternoon, 11th November 2018. One hundred years since the signing of the Armistice ending World War 1, the same bugle used to sound the cease-fire in 1918 rang out in the historic Cathedral. The congregation sang a very moving ‘Marseillaise’ followed by a rousing ‘God Save the Queen,’ leaving members of the Royal British Legion tearyeyed. Belfast-born choir master and Chair of the…

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Christmas Lights / Les illuminations de Noël

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without “fairy lights”! And no doubt this year, they’ll be brighter, better and more dazzling than ever before. In a festive atmosphere on 22nd November, the lights on the most famous avenue in the World, the Champs Elysées, were switched on by fashion guru Karl Lagerfeld (complete with dark glasses!), ably assisted by Anne Hidalgo, Maire of Paris and children from the Association Petits Princes. The lights entitled “Flamboyance” will be on between 5pm and 2am every day until the 9th January 2019 and all night…

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