Tag Archives: Sophie Arnaud

And a good time was had by all

Tout le monde. Literally, it means all the world, but in day-to-day usage it means everyone or everybody. And last night in Daglan, tout le monde turned out for a community event that seems to have become an instant hit … Continue reading

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Champagne Day, with all the trimmings

Champagne is almost an essential for my wife and me on those “special” days — Christmas, New Year’s Eve, birthdays, and so on. And it’s hard to imagine a day more special than the 25th anniversary of our marriage, which … Continue reading

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A real jewel of Daglan

You may have missed la Goutte Noire on previous visits to Daglan — maybe even walked right past it — but you shouldn’t miss it now. This lovely shop, featuring hand-made silver chain jewelry and semi-precious stones, is now well … Continue reading

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