Tag Archives: St. Pompon

Look! Up in the sky!

The “night market” in the neighbouring village of St. Pompon is a summertime highlight for my wife Jan and me, although these days it is not quite as robust as it used to be. (Aaarrgh! No oysters!) Here’s a quick … Continue reading

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Back to our favourite night market

The annual tidal wave of summer fun has arrived in the Greater Daglan Area. A fête here, a marché nocturne there, a vide grenier, a concert, a bodega, a traveling circus. You name it, and a village or town will have … Continue reading

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Our favourite night market gets a split personality

One of our favourite summer activities over the past couple of years has been attending the Saturday night market — le  Marché Gourmand Nocturne — in the village of St. Pompon,  about five kilometres from Daglan. Unfortunately, it seems that … Continue reading

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A Bastille Day breather

We are in the thick of Overload Season — that two-month period when tourists pour into the Greater Daglan Area, far-off friends come to visit, and people with holiday homes in the GDA arrive to spend a week or two … Continue reading

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An early start at our favourite night market

Yesterday (Saturday, June 21) was the first night market of the season in the village of Saint-Pompon, just five or so kilometres from our home base in Daglan. Since it’s become one of our favourite summer events, my wife Jan … Continue reading

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Halloween II: The Children Take the Streets

Halloween was a bit of a bust here, as you know if you read my blog posting of November 5, with a total of just five trick-or-treating kids at our place that evening. But last night, we had a whole … Continue reading

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The night market’s last hurrah (of 2013)

It’s a sign that summer in the Greater Daglan Area is officially coming to an end — the final Saturday in August heralds the last of the year’s night-time food markets in St. Pompon, just five kilometres from our village. … Continue reading

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