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Lunch in (yes, in!) a restaurant (and a terrific one to boot!)

While restaurants in the Greater Daglan Area have been open for a while, my wife Jan and I had been cautious about eating in confined public spaces, and so we had been using the take-out option (as loyal readers will … Continue reading

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Yet another try at the take-out option

Restaurants in the Greater Daglan Area are now allowed to serve people indoors, not just outside on terraces. Still, Jan and I have been cautious, and have used the take-out services of nearby restaurants for our Sunday lunches. And so … Continue reading

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Weird dreams, and other lock-down notes

A week ago, my wife Jan and I were having a Skype session with son Michael and daughter-in-law Vanessa in Toronto when the subject of dreams came up. What started the discussion was a news article which said that because … Continue reading

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Roast pork? Sweet!

At the start of the month, my wife Jan and I tried the new take-out service from Daglan’s own lovely restaurant, Le Petit Paris.  I described the event in the posting “A restaurant comes to us,” on April 2. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Notes from our lock-down, April 24

As I’m sure you know, or can guess, life here in the small village of Daglan tends to be pretty quiet — but these days we are setting new records for quiet. Bird song seems louder, and we perk up … Continue reading

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Eating out, by eating in

Dining out is one of our favourite activities, as regular readers of Radio Free Daglan know full well. But these days, that’s just not happening. France has been quite clear about closing restaurants, cafes and bars, to slow down the … Continue reading

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A restaurant comes to us

Restaurants throughout France, as in so many other countries, are closed these days, as governments try to control the spread of the Covid-19 virus. And much as my wife Jan and I enjoy restaurants in the Greater Daglan Area, we … Continue reading

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Dish du jour — 23-02-2020

Since today is my birthday, Jan and I had hoped to be having a special lunch at O Moulin, the wonderful restaurant in Carsac, a drive of 30 minutes or less from Daglan. Unfortunately, starting today the restaurant is closed … Continue reading

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Getting the (Christmas) turkey right (encore edition)

Christmas is fast approaching, and you may be thinking of serving turkey as the centrepiece of your big holiday meal in a few days. So today I’m re-posting “Getting the turkey right,” exactly as published on December 26, 2018. It’s … Continue reading

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Our Super Sunday successes (holiday edition)

Did you ever have this thought: “What if I threw a party, and nobody came?” I must admit I was feeling a bit of that apprehension before yesterday’s Marché de Noël. Knowing the huge amount of work that had gone … Continue reading

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