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Our election, and COVID-19 news

The municipal elections in France went ahead yesterday (Sunday) despite some serious concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, and clearly the citizens of Daglan were (a) in the mood to vote, and (b) in the mood for more of … Continue reading

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A village votes and holds it breath — ensemble

If you think village politics must be incredibly dull, you’ve not been in Daglan over the past few weeks. Today (Sunday) is voting day in France for municipal officials, and we have two full teams of candidates who have been … Continue reading

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Our new Mayor honours … our new Mayor

Sunday afternoon was sunny, beautiful and hot, and I was at home in Daglan for the weekend. It was a brief respite from the life I had led since April 30 in a clinic in Montfaucon, undergoing physiotherapy after back … Continue reading

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The people have spoken: Daglan’s election

Like so many things in our village, politics bubbles along beneath the surface, generally hidden from public view. There are whispers, private meetings, nods and winks. But yesterday, for our municipal elections, the people spoke out clearly and dramatically. It … Continue reading

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Voting day No. 1

Readers of Radio Free Daglan with long memories may remember a photo that I posted last summer of a float in the annual village parade, which is a highlight of our four-day festival, or fête. Here’s the photo: The theme … Continue reading

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