Monthly Archives: July 2012

Fun and games at the Tour de France

It’s all over now. The jerseys and flowers and awards were handed out in Paris last Sunday. But the 2012 Tour de France (TDF) won’t soon be forgotten, and now I’ll offer my own personal view, including some advice on … Continue reading

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Two beautiful views

The clouds were a bit threatening over the Greater Daglan Area this morning, so my wife and I took the opportunity to do some errands and shopping in Gourdon. But by noon, we were back home; the skies were bright … Continue reading

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Canada Day in Daglan

Today we celebrated Canada Day, here in Daglan, France. Seriously, eh? Yes, right from breakfast onwards, it’s been a bi-cultural day of joyous fun, patriotic showing off, and (of course) eating. The food, Part 1. Let’s start with breakfast. (Duh.) … Continue reading

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