The French word of the day: bonbon

Because it’s Monday, to wish you all the sweetest week! Repeat after me, bon-bon (candy). The name bon-bon arose from infantile reduplication of the French word bon, meaning ‘good’. In modern French and several other European languages, the term simply refers to any type of candy or small confection. If you need choice and quality, just open the ancestral door of the “Mere de Famille” (Family mum … Continue reading The French word of the day: bonbon

The French word of the day: trottinette

Sunny Sunday in the French capital: a perfect day for a lazy brunch and for wandering in parks. Un jour pour faire de la trottinette ! Repeat after me: tro-tee-net! The little scooter is the must have of the Bobo kids, but lots of hipster Dads have theirs too. I tried it, and I really enjoyed the ride. I had really missed the Parisian proper sidewalks, those quiet … Continue reading The French word of the day: trottinette