Tag Archives: Sunday market

Glimmers of light, May 2020

We are certainly not out of the woods, but here in rural France there are at least a few glimmers of light — some basic returns to normalcy —  during the Covid 19 lock-down. A few of them follow. An … Continue reading

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Ready, set, pack ’em in!

As summer rolls along each year, Daglan gets more and more packed with tourists each Sunday as they visit our weekly market. This coming Sunday (July 30), the village will really be packing them in, and our main square should … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day market, and other sunny scenes

Today was Mother’s Day in France, so it was darned decent of Mother Nature herself to stop with the rain and start with the sun. (I’m not sure, by the way, why the United Nations can’t sort out Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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First of the season: White asparagus

One of our purchases at yesterday’s market in St. Cyprien was a bunch of white asparagus, as this delicacy made one of its début appearances of the season at several vegetable stalls (and one stall that was selling nothing but … Continue reading

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