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Springing (at last) into Spring

It’s been anything but a typical GDA winter, as we endured some brutally cold weather (although, thankfully, no snow).  But the Greater Daglan Area is now starting to shake all that off, and spring into spring. As is usually the … Continue reading

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Winter wins the tug of war

Just a bit more than a month ago, I posted an article about the somewhat spring-like weather that our village of Daglan had been enjoying. I called it “Hello autumn, hello spring (where’s winter?),” and illustrated it with a close-up … Continue reading

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The optimistic forsythia

As we head into our third winter in the Dordogne, since moving here from Toronto, we are still adjusting to the variations in weather and how they affect life around us. Some of the patterns are very similar to what … Continue reading

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We call it mellow yellow

Since green is my favourite colour, spring is my favourite season. Yesterday morning was sunny and beautiful, so we went for a long bike ride through the countryside. Along the way, I spent some time watching the countless hawks that … Continue reading

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