Tag Archives: fall

And so, as October winds down…

We are now very close to Halloween, and as you might expect, French supermarkets and outdoor markets are filled to the brim with some special items that are appropriate to the occasion. Pumpkins to carve into jack o’lanterns, perhaps? Bags … Continue reading

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Autumn 2012: The Early Days

Well, if that was Tourist Season 2012, we’ve had it. It’s done. Over. Kaput. This past week pretty much marked the end of the horde of tourists (from the U.K., the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Spain and very occasionally, the far-away … Continue reading

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