Monthly Archives: August 2020

More creativity on a plate

A few days ago, a friend of Jan complained to her about my blog. (What? I know it’s hard to believe.) What she reportedly said was “Why is Loren always writing about trash? Where are the food reviews?” Ever responsive … Continue reading

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Lovely place, lovely lunch

What started us on our most recent restaurant discovery was a recommendation from friend Rosemary, who had enjoyed lunch with her family at Domaine de Monrecour.  On Tuesday, Jan and I visited the place with friends Roy and Helen, and … Continue reading

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Fun, fun, fun!

It seems we have gotten our wish: The children’s rides for Daglan’s Fête Foraine de la Saint-Louis, or fun fair, are now located in the large parking lot of the Salle des fêtes, or community hall, and not in the … Continue reading

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Dishes du jour — 20 August 2020

Today we were back at Restaurant O Moulin in Carsac (about 30 minutes from Daglan), for lunch with first-timers Nancy and Iain. I know what you’re thinking: Gee, you write about this place a lot. Yes I do, and that’s … Continue reading

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The clean-up (done properly)

This will be a short posting, with one key message: All hail Cirque Cancy! The cirque is the travelling circus that I described briefly in yesterday’s posting. Here’s a reminder, using the photo of the booth where circus-goers could buy … Continue reading

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At last — publicity for our “fun fair”

I can’t say that this will have the tourists pouring in, but a poster has finally been completed and displayed for Daglan’s Fête Foraine de la Saint-Louis, or fun fair, which begins on Friday (yes, just three days from now) … Continue reading

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The sausage king comes to Daglan

Yesterday at noon I drove the 20 or so kilometres from Daglan to the village of Cazals, to pick up some goods from a guy in a van in a parking lot. Sounds like shady business, right? Nope, nothing illicit. … Continue reading

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Our fun fair — some news, and some fake news

Daglan’s office of the Mayor, the Mairie, and just about everybody else conceivably involved, are being very stingy with details about the Fête Foraine de la Saint-Louis —  a three-day “fun fair”, which is to begin next Friday (August 21). … Continue reading

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Unfair? No — fun fair!

When it comes to Daglan’s August festival, the Mairie has been providing information in the same way that Trump tweets out major policy statements — a little bit at a time. Recently (in fact, on August 11) I posted “Daglan’s … Continue reading

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Daglan’s mystery festival (2020 version)

Regular readers will be aware that I refer to Daglan’s August event known as the Fête de la Saint-Louis as our village’s Festival of Heat and Noise. Much of the activities are just fine (games for kids, small rides, booths … Continue reading

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