Lovers of France and all things French, welcome !
Pascal and Isabella Inard are French Australians who love Australia, their adoptive country, and still love France more than ever. They invite you through their blog, book, cards and crafts to enjoy the beauty and charm of France.
- Book "Dear France, Sweet country of my childhood"
- Postcards and greeting cards
- Crafts
Amoureux de la France et de tout ce qui est Français, bienvenue !
Pascal et Isabelle Inard sont des Franco-Australiens qui aiment l'Australie, leur pays adoptif, et aiment toujours la France plus que jamais. Ils vous invitent à travers leur blog, livre, cartes et artisanat à savourer la beauté et le charme de la France.
- Livre "Chère France, Doux pays de mon enfance"
- Cartes Postales et cartes de voeux
- Recueil de nouvelles
- Roman "Un dernier roman pour la route"
Gagnez une copie dédicacée du premier roman de Pascal Inard "Un dernier roman pour la route
Welcome to the blog, it contains new articles written after the book was published - Bienvenue au blog, il contient des articles nouveaux écrits après la publication du livre.

Media and events

Pascal's contributions to Myfrenchlife.org :

  • August 22nd, 2012 : The poetry and songs of Georges Brassens  : French poet and singer Georges Brassens was a compassionate man, but irreverent and anti-conformist.
  • July 23rd, 2012 : Memories of a wedding in the French Alps : On the first of August of this year, Isabelle and I will celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. It’s a perfect time to look back on our wedding day in France and relive some very happy memories.
  • June 21st, 2012 : Le 14 Juillet de mon village - Voilà comment mon grand-père Fernand m’a raconté le 14 Juillet de son village au bon vieux temps.
  • May 22nd, 2012 : French Postcards - Step back in time to discover the history of the postcard and you’ll see that the grand old lady is still going strong.
  • April 27th, 2012 : Comment soigner le mal du pays - Le pays de votre enfance vous manque ? Alors vous souffrez de nostalgie, mais rassurez vous, on peut en atténuer les symptômes.
  • April 6th, 2012 : Easter bells and bunnies - The chocolatiers in France make eggs that are not only delicious but also works of art. Their window displays are very elaborate and a feast for the eyes. Their creations often look too beautiful to be eaten!
  • February 23rd, 2012 : The treasure of living a bilingual life - Living with two languages ​​and two cultures is like living a double life and it is a treasure for a lifetime. I was born in France and I spent half my life in Australia where I live today with my wife and three children who all enjoy being bilingual.
  • January 25th, 2012 : France and Australia  - Pascal reflects on the relationship between France and Australia through his experiences of moving between these two countries
  • January 11th, 2012 : Starting the new year the French way  - The unexpected trials and tribulations of the Etrennes new year tradition.
  • December 13th 2011 : Christmas in Provence - a guide on having a ‘Bon Nouvè’ (Merry Christmas in Provençal dialect) without being in or from Provence.
  • November 21st 2011 : Vive les vacances - a funny (and tragic) story of the family holidays in the south west of France that don't turn out as expected as they find that the brochure for the holiday house forgot to mention a growling dog, helicopters doing their night training, scientists researching GM crops and that the washing machine was in fact a giant salad spinner !
  • November 14th 2011 : Detours from la route Napoléon - on the road from Grenoble to Valence, there are lots of beautiful and interesting places to see : the medieval villages of Pont-en-Royans and Saint-Antoine-l’Abbaye, the Choranche cave and Le Palais Idéal du Facteur Cheval.
Book review in the 2012 Autumn edition of French Provincial Magazine :



Book Signing, Dymocks Southland, October 29 2011

It was a very successful book signing, featuring Isabella's beautiful cards and crafts. We met many delightful persons, it was a great opportunity to meet our readers, many of them spoke French or had been to France. Our book was very warmly welcomed, thank you to all those who came, we loved meeting every one of you and hope to keep in touch.


Isabella's creations were very popular too, particularly the Procençal characters cards


Our lovely daughter Amélie was there with us.


Moorabbin Kingston, Glen Eira, Bayside and Mordialloc Chelsea Leader newspapers, 26th October 2011



If you enjoyed this article, you will enjoy our book, it contains many other articles, photos and stories on life in France.
Si vous avez aimé cet article, vous aimerez notre livre, il contient de nombreux autres articles, photos et histoires sur la vie en France.