Tag Archives: Art

Quirky Quercy Art – or Quart

Some of you will remember the late lamented Fyfe Robertson, a British TV journalist known for his trenchant views. A somewhat quirky figure himself, with his tweeds and deer-stalker hat, he had his own series, ‘Robbie’, in which he roamed … Continue reading

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Art on the Menu

In July and August the population of our region swells several times, thanks to holidaymakers and second homers. The French tourist industry is complaining that numbers are down this year but we haven’t seen much evidence of that. The markets … Continue reading

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Festival d’art international Parisot

I should point out that this post describes the 2011 Festival. The 2012 dates are Friday 10th – Sunday 12th August. Or, if you want it in English – Parisot International Art Festival. Every year in early/mid-August, this tiny medieval … Continue reading

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