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The shutters close, the Season ends

Come September 1st in the Greater Daglan Area, it’s as if someone closes the shutters all at once. The curtains come down. The door is slammed shut. In other words, after the two months of July and August, the Tourist … Continue reading

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Glimmers of gold

We have now entered what are known locally as The Perfect Days. (I’ll admit that by “locally,” I mean among the staff of Radio Free Daglan. But the phrase could well catch on throughout the Greater Daglan Area, or GDA.) … 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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