Have you heard of the Witch Trials in Aix-en-Provence? Beginning in the early 1600’s, cases of nuns and priests under demonic possession ended in burning’s at the stake. The priest was “kindly” granted the mercy of strangulation before being burned to ashes. The hysterics quickly spread to other villages and parts of France.
“Les Ponts du mois de Mai” – French Holidays of the month May “Pont” means bridge in French. The space we are bridging here is the gap between the weekend that is created by a holiday (jour férié) mid-week.