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Phew! The Basque place still has what it takes

We have been fans of Le Tournepique for a long time. That’s the Basque restaurant in Castelnaud, about 10 kilometres north of Daglan. Obviously it’s not our “favourite” restaurant (hello? …  no Michelin stars!). But for my wife Jan and … Continue reading

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Spurts of growth, bursts of colour

After our soggy spring, the Greater Daglan Area has jumped straight into summer, with a pretty toasty heat wave going on right now. The combination of lots of spring rain followed by lots of summer sun has made for some … Continue reading

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Lunch with Eleanor, and lomo

Before we begin our previously scheduled posting, it is time for a Public Service Announcement. Public Service Announcement: As you will see from the new photo at the top of this blog, we are approaching the time when our village … Continue reading

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Buy the sea, buy the sea, buy the beautiful sea…

First of all — yes, thank you, I do know that the actual song is “by the sea.” With today’s title I’m just making the point again that in the Greater Daglan Area, one does not need to live by … Continue reading

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A plate full of colour

I closed yesterday’s post by writing that our shopping trip to Bergerac on Saturday included a visit to a supermarket, where we bought veal shanks (for my rather tasty osso buco) and a variety of seafood. So I spent yesterday … Continue reading

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