Monthly Archives: January 2012

A surprising sweet touch

Earlier this month my wife and I were hosting two of our good friends from Toronto, Rob and Darlene, which accounts for the distinct shortage of postings on Radio Free Daglan at the time. But aside from all the fun … Continue reading

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Doing the splits!

A nice cosy fire in the fall and winter is one of the features we love about our house in Daglan. Although we have electric heat as well, the fireplace provides much of the warmth — and a great deal … Continue reading

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A French classic, for the first time

Yesterday morning, while North American readers were still snoozing, and European readers were sipping their third espresso, I was working on 250 grams of mushrooms. Polish mushrooms, to be exact. (In France, naming the origine of food products is terribly … Continue reading

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These shoes were made for dancing

To give you yet another taste of the hectic — and wonderfully multi-ethnic — lifestyle we enjoy in the Greater Daglan Area, I offer a single photo. (Don’t worry, there will be a photo to view, after you read a … Continue reading

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Our winter-spring

After a lovely holiday break from blogging, it’s time to return to Radio Free Daglan and share our explorations of this marvelous place (the Greater Daglan Area, or GDA, in case you’d forgotten). Let’s start with the weather. We’re now … Continue reading

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2011 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Syndey Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 14,000 times in 2011. If it were a … Continue reading

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