Monday, July 14

Le quatorze juillet

Bastille Day was always a big deal at my school.

Our French text book was called Tricolore. It was set in La Rochelle and the central character, Martine Domme, lived with her family at the fictional address of 12, Rue de la République.

Martine always did something special on July 14th. I don't remember this specifically but I imagine her father was un professeur and her mother une secretaire. They always were ...

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