Sunday, October 06, 2013

Dreaming of France -- Take Me Away

Please join this weekly meme. Grab a copy of the photo above and link back to An Accidental Blog. Share with the rest of us your passion for France. Did you read a good book set in France? See a movie? Take a photo in France? Have an adventure? Eat a fabulous meal or even just a pastry? Or if you're in France now, go ahead and lord it over the rest of us. We can take it.

Today for Dreaming of France, I'm going to share a couple of things to help you connect to France.
One is a contest to win a week at an apartment in St. Remy de Provence.
I know, who wouldn't want to win a week's stay in Provence?
Just visit Vicki Archer's blog and enter to win.
The contest is through Oct. 8, so it's almost over.
Vicki is celebrating the fifth anniversary of her website and the completion of her rental renovation. I'd love to wander around Provence and return to this little jewel. And that is what she calls it, Le Petiti Bijou. Make sure you take the time to look at the pictures to see how she has decorated this quaint rental cottage.
Another freebie to take you to France, but only in books this time, is a free Kindle travel memoir on Amazon. I'm always trying new books about people moving to France. This one is called Tales from the Hilltop by Tony Lewis. It was free on Sunday, and I hope Monday too.
If you don't get it free, I'll read it and let you know if you should read it.
And, one more free book, at least it was on Sunday -- The Bleiberg Project. I can't tell if this book is set in France or not. It's a thriller and the blurb says it was an instant success in France. It is based on a conspiracy and the beginning of the blurb asks, "Are Hitler's atrocities really over?" The main character is a Wall Street trader who learns his family may be connected to the conspiracy.
Thanks for playing along today. I'm looking forward to going wherever your books or movies or photos take me too.


Louise said...

Oh thanks so much for the free trips to France this week Paulita. I would just about explode if I won that week in Le Petit Bijou- it's divine. I just downloaded Tales from the Hilltop- now just to wrest the ipad away from the boy gamers in the family to read the many books I have waiting there for me.

Paulita said...

I agree, Louise. But I have the books on my phone, so I don't have to take turns with my kids. Thanks for playing along.

Paulita said...

Does anyone know how to comment on the Pret a Vivre blog that left two links, "Catching the Light of Paris" and "Let's Go to Roussillon"? Is it impossible? Can I only Like it on Facebook or share with Google plus?

Louise said...

Paulita, I just scrolled down to the bottom of the post, and could comment as normal there.

Esme said...

Thank you for the link-that would be fun.

Just Me said...

Amazing give a way.
Thanks !

Joy said...

Cute cottage!

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Sim Carter said...

Thanks for all the goodies today; if love to go to Provence

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