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Eating seriously local

Occasionally,  new made-up words (neologisms, if you must) make my teeth ache. Like, for example, glamping. (I simply can’t reconcile the concepts of “glamour” and “camping.”) And then there’s locavore, referring to someone who prefers to eat food that is … Continue reading

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Out of Africa — a twist on my experience with baby wild boars

This is a follow-up to the posting I wrote yesterday, about my experience in coming across an entire family of sangliers, or wild boars, just outside our village of Daglan. Today we leave Europe for Africa, courtesy of our friend … Continue reading

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The wild ones! (Boars, that is)

For all the years we’ve visited and then lived in the Greater Daglan Area, my wife Jan and I had never spotted a sanglier, a wild boar. Lots of deer, gazillions of hawks, a few hares, several foxes — but … Continue reading

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