Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lessons from the market

There are many lessons to be learned by shopping in the markets that spring up each week around here — in Daglan, Cénac, Sarlat, and many other villages. For example, you begin to learn that there are a number of … Continue reading

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Some nice surprises in Brive

Brive-la-Gaillarde is a large town (by southwest France standards) in the department of Corrèze, which lies to the north and east of the Dordogne. As you know, the department of the Dordogne is the home of Daglan, which in turn … Continue reading

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The place for Italian food — in Prague

Last week, we ventured far beyond the Greater Daglan Area, and flew (via Toulouse to Paris, and then Paris to Prague) into the Czech Republic. I had visited Prague many years before, but it was a brand new treat for … Continue reading

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Poppy fields aglow

One thing has been bothering me, I told my wife recently: I haven’t seen any fields of red poppies so far this year, and we used to see them all the time. Well, she replied, you’ve obviously missed all the … Continue reading

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