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Happy May Day and Joyeux Fête du Travail

Published on May 1, 2015 by Chris Robinson

May Day is being celebrated today in France. Known as Fête du Travail, it's a national holiday in France when lily of the valley posies are given to bring good luck.

Shared by Chris of Gavray Gites.
#fetedutravail #mayday #lilyofthevalley #flowers

Originally shared by +Visit France

Today is May Day in France! The French give each other a lily-of-the-valley posy for good luck.
Join the French tradition by sharing this pic with your friends 💐

#France #MayDay #LaborDay #Lily #traditions #flowers

 

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Until 2014 I worked in central London as a marketeer for a membership organization. Years of watching property renovation programmes on TV sparked a dream to do this in France having studied French and worked there previously. I left my job and completed the sale of my house on the same day (a stroke of luck rather than good planning) and headed off to Normandy. I undertook a barn renovation project managing the artisans’ workload. The result is a 3 bedroom gite which I now market all year providing me with endless opportunities to increase my skills and knowledge.
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