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The tricolour over Daglan

Today is the 8th of May, and it’s a national holiday in France. Huit Mai, as it’s known, marks Victory in Europe day, which took place 68 years ago. Each year, when we’ve been in the village, my wife Jan … 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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