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Archive for December, 2012

Beware of the “Père Fouettard” (Whipping Father)! Posted by on Dec 6, 2012

Last week, many families around the world celebrated la Saint-Nicolas! The kids who were sages comme une image (behaving very well) throughout the year were showered with lots of cadeaux (gifts)—compliments of Saint Nicolas. The naughty little garnements (brats), however, the ones who did not listen to their parents, who failed to do their devoirs (homework) and so on, those earned a special visit by…

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Le Poussin Piou: A Cute Little French Chick Who Sings Posted by on Dec 4, 2012

If I told you that today’s post features a cute little French chick singing, you probably wouldn’t guess what I am talking about… Non, I’m not referring to Yelle, Priscilla, or any other young French chanteuse (female singer.) In fact, I’m talking about a real little French *animal* chick (in French poussin), who’s now doing quite…

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