Tag Archives: Le P’tit Bistro

A nice take on the worker’s lunch

Yesterday turned out to be a good day to have lunch with our friend Tish, so my wife Jan and I suggested that we drive up to St. Laurent la Vallée and eat at Le P’tit Bistrot. And there the … Continue reading

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From tee to green: Bike Route No. 4

One thing you know instinctively as a cyclist is to never attempt carrying a full set of golf clubs over your shoulder, while you’re riding your bike. So don’t be alarmed when I recommend a golf club as our goal … Continue reading

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Cheap and cheerful — and generous

Years ago, when my wife Jan and I lived in Toronto, we would often start planning an informal lunch or dinner with friends by saying, “Nothing special. You know — cheap and cheerful.” Well, it was always a good idea, … Continue reading

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To Belvès by stages: Bike Route No. 1

Recently we were chatting with an English couple who have just bought a house in Daglan, and who are starting to explore the Greater Daglan Area (GDA) by going on walks and taking bike rides. When they said they were … Continue reading

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