Tag Archives: summer

Melon mania

Each year, strawberries appear surprisingly early in this part of France, and they are delicious. But the strawberries’ arrival tends to get the taste buds tingling and the mind racing forward to summer. In turn, that leads to a symptom … Continue reading

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Sure signs of summer

It truly feels as if summer has arrived. With a vengeance. Suddenly, everything that has been soaked by rain is starting to dry out. The level of the Céou River is dropping. Afternoon temperatures are now regularly in the 30s … Continue reading

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Loving our summer, but all set for winter

Spring seems to have lasted about two weeks in the Greater Daglan Area (GDA), from March 1 until today. You may recall that, by the powers vested in us, we at Radio Free Daglan officially declared March 1 as the … Continue reading

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