Bastille Day

flags at the local mairie

We’ve just come home from watching the Bastille Day fireworks over the local lake and it was beautful.  There’s something about fireworks, as I looked around at all the people sitting near us, everyone had a smile on their face.

But the other highlight had to be when Benji flicked on the tele this morning to watch the ‘defile’ – the annual Bastille Day parade of French forces along the Champs-Elysees before the French president.

Those boys of the Brigade de Sapeurs-Pompiers de Paris (the Parisian fire service) put on quite a show…

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s