Monthly Archives: December 2010

Two pussers, off to see the world…

Who can ever be sure where things will lead? This morning, for instance, we headed off to Gourdon to the Centre Veterinaire des Fauvettes for the annual medical exam of our two cats, Amélie and Scooter. We had taken along … Continue reading

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Dish du jour — 2010/12/06

What better on a quiet, cool Monday than a nice warming meal? So off we went today to Les Prés Gaillardou on the outskirts of La Roque-Gageac, for their 15-euro menu du jour lunch. Here’s a look at the restaurant: … Continue reading

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Rarely on Sunday

It may be wrong to say “never,” but “rarely” certainly describes how often shopping trips are successful on Sundays around here. Daglan’s weekly Sunday market has dwindled to virtually nothing, now that the weather is cool and wet and the … Continue reading

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Come on baby … light my fire!

Not to overstate the case, but fires are a big topic around here. Villagers trade notes on where they bought their firewood, whether it’s been properly dried out, how much they paid for their wood, and how much wood they’ll … Continue reading

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Doing the little things well

It’s fair to say that the most exciting thing in the culinary world is probably not the salad (French: salade) (American slang: rabbit food) (Dutch: grüneleefensmitstüffenferkonijnen). And I’m not writing to claim that the salad I had with lunch today … Continue reading

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