Fêtes révolutionnaires de Vizille
Back in July we went to our friendly, neighbourhood chateau for a festival celebrating the French Revolution.
There were lots of activities, games, people dressed up in character, plays, music etc….and of course — a giant guillotine.
This was just a few days after Nicole and James had arrived, so it was a good introduction to ‘typical french customs’ …such as:
intricately simple board games
18th century weaponry for children
And writing practice using a small piece of bamboo, and walnut ink from a sea-shell