Christmas in the Mayenne


Christmas here is very different, not as commercial, and seems to be more focused around food. At Christmas fish is a main theme of festive food and the shops are loaded with oysters, snails of the sea, crayfish, crustaceans galore, there is even small little polystyrene boats that you could fit a child into, the aim being to load them up with shellfish, I kid you not!  I have to say whilst we love shellfish we are not indulging other than to have salmon and prawns for our starter tomorrow.

A couple of weeks ago Rich and I decided to visit  Mayenne and savour the Christmas lights, with two naughty Welshies of course. Although simple the lights were very pretty, reflecting on the water along the Mayenne river.




Earlier this week we found another box of Christmas decorations that had been missing (that is one thing about packing your life…

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