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Our favourite night market gets a split personality

One of our favourite summer activities over the past couple of years has been attending the Saturday night market — le  Marché Gourmand Nocturne — in the village of St. Pompon,  about five kilometres from Daglan. Unfortunately, it seems that … Continue reading

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The night market’s last hurrah (of 2013)

It’s a sign that summer in the Greater Daglan Area is officially coming to an end — the final Saturday in August heralds the last of the year’s night-time food markets in St. Pompon, just five kilometres from our village. … Continue reading

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A Good Night

Remember “A Good Year”? If you love the south of France, chances are excellent that you’ve seen the romantic-comedy, most of which takes place in Provence. Last night, my wife Jan and I enjoyed an event in a small village … Continue reading

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A glorious Canada Day, and some coming events

As we awoke this morning, the sun was beating down, the sky was a bright blue, and the air was still. And then my wife Jan said those three magic words to me that all Canadians love to hear, whether … Continue reading

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