Category Archives: Blogging

A new Part II of the cat story, with an apology

Recently I published two blog postings about our cat, “The cat who came in from the cold.” I have now removed Part II, which provided a narrative on how we came to acquire Souci. I have done this because I … Continue reading

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The Mayor’s speech (2017 edition)

Last night my wife Jan and I attended la traditionnelle cérémonie des vœux at the village’s Salle des fêtes— and so, it seemed, did virtually every other resident of Daglan.  The parking lot was packed, and every seat was taken. … Continue reading

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A show-off and a (temporary) shut-down

For medical reasons, which I’ll describe at the end of this posting, I’m taking a break from blogging. You can expect Radio Free Daglan to be off the air (figuratively speaking) for a few weeks. But before we leave, take … Continue reading

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Hints of spring, plus tips for new readers

Radio Free Daglan has gained several new subscribers over the past few weeks, so I thought I’d offer some tips and information for new readers. But first, here’s a quick look at some hints of spring and the warmer weather … Continue reading

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Radio Free Daglan in 2013: The numbers

Once again, a year’s worth of numbers for Radio Free Daglan have been added up and sliced and diced by the WordPress.com statisticians. During the year, the total number of posts on RFD since we began this blog rose to … Continue reading

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A Boxing Day blogging break

Quite sensibly, Canada has followed the British tradition of treating the day after Christmas as another true holiday, called Boxing Day. As Canadians, my wife Jan and I believe we should celebrate Boxing Day by (1) recovering from our Christmas … Continue reading

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RFD grows along with Daglan

Happily, Radio Free Daglan and the village of Daglan itself seem to be getting along quite well, thank you. After nearly three years of postings, I’m finding that more and more holiday home owners and tourists — as well as … Continue reading

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