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Wackiness on parade: A first look

One of the more interesting characteristics of the Greater Daglan Area is an abundance, so to speak, of young and middle-aged men who enjoy wobbling around in drag while wearing high heels. Never is this more apparent (at least publicly) … Continue reading

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Carnaval: The fête parade we never saw

You are about to witness some of the madness that was last Sunday’s parade in Daglan, a key event in our village’s four-day Fête de la St. Louis. These pictures are only possible because of the kindness of friends with … Continue reading

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A perfect day for a burning

Daglan woke up this morning to a thick fog that would have done London proud, but by 10 a.m. all the grey had burned away, and it turned out to be a gloriously sunny day. Perfect, in fact, for our … Continue reading

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We love a parade … and foam

Each year the Sunday parade during Daglan’s four-day August fête has a theme — and this year, it was La Pub. My first reaction when I saw those two words on the festival’s program was to run for cover: I … Continue reading

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Fête faves — Silver medal

Who doesn’t love a parade? Well, to be honest, I don’t particularly. Most of the time, I find them a touch corny, and somewhat boring. But when the participants are as enthusiastic as the people of the Greater Daglan Area … Continue reading

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