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Slipperies on a sunny Sunday

Graciously, the skies did not choose to rain today. Instead, the Greater Daglan Area was bathed in glorious sunshine all day — and in fact the bright blue sky and fluffy clouds remain very much in evidence as I write this, … Continue reading

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Royalty? Rock star? Or just rich?

If you’re a member of a royal family, or you’re a world famous rock star, or you’re simply a very rich person, you may stop reading now. You have no special need to learn about Epicure, the restaurant bearing three … Continue reading

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A Christmas feast in France

Seven people. Seven courses. Seven and a half hours. That’s a quick summary of the Christmas Day lunch we enjoyed in a large and beautiful stone-walled home that friends are restoring, upgrading and updating on a hillside in the hamlet … 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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‘Tis the season to eat oysters…

Oysters may be found throughout the Greater Daglan Area for most of the year (no, silly, not roaming about in the wild, but offered for sale in various shops and markets). But during the Christmas and New Year’s holiday season, … Continue reading

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The last of the night markets

For all the time we’ve spent in the Dordogne, I’m not sure I’d ever heard of a “night market” until one of my readers asked me about them in June. Where were they? What nights were they held? At first … Continue reading

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