Tag Archives: Saint Pompon

The place to party hearty

I’m not sure if Saint-Pompon is actively seeking a nickname, but I’d like to suggest Party Town. For a few precious Saturday evenings each summer, the night market in the village — just a few kilometres from Daglan — really … Continue reading

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Local flavour, one more time

I’m happy to report that last night’s Marché Gourmand Nocturne in the nearby village of Saint-Pompon took place without a hitch, and it seems safe to say that a good time was had by all. Certainly my wife Jan and … Continue reading

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Washed out

I guess you can learn something new every day. Yesterday, we learned that the night market in Saint-Pompon simply will not take place if the weather forecast calls for a storm. Just a week ago, I wrote about the season’s … Continue reading

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A Good Night

Remember “A Good Year”? If you love the south of France, chances are excellent that you’ve seen the romantic-comedy, most of which takes place in Provence. Last night, my wife Jan and I enjoyed an event in a small village … 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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