Tag Archives: Black Death

On the Carpet: the Tapestries of Montpezat-de-Quercy

I’m pleased to say that I have done one of the five items I listed in my January post of things to do in 2018. It’s now getting a bit late for the truffle market at Lalbenque, but that will … Continue reading

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When the Plague Came to Southwest France

Don’t worry; it happened several hundred years ago. But for people at the time it must have seemed like the end of the world. I thought about this recently while wandering around Villefranche-de-Rouergue  with time to kill between a routine … Continue reading

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