August 20, 2010

EN VACANCES


This shoe shop in Chinon has been selling these same shoes since I first went there in 1994. I have seen several ladies around the town wearing them and I bought a blue pair myself about ten years ago. They are extremely comfortable and I still wear them. However, when I went there on our girls' weekend this year, they were closed for annual holidays.

Quel dommage. I fancied a red pair.


5 comments:

  1. Am I the only one to be perpetually amused that in a country which defends its' language so vigorously, everything is labelled
    'Made in France'?

    The British must have retained power over some obscure international legal requirement.

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  2. FITW - the notice has always been there. At first I thought it was for the English tourists in Chinon but like you I have seen it on many different French products and often wondered why it is written in English rather than in French.

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  3. Ah, but Jean; now you have an excuse to go back, at another time! One cannot keep a woman from her shoe purchases. Vraiment.

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  4. Cheer up! You'll be in LGP presentely. I'm sure you can persuade Nick to take you shoe shopping in Chinon! Which do you fancy most: those with the strap or those without?

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  5. Chinon,
    One of our favorite places.

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