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Bons Voisins – Good Neighbours

I’m constantly amazed at French people’s ability to conjure up a social event from unpromising components, whether it’s an apéritif, an improvised barbecue or a full-blown fête. Last night, some neighbours organised a repas de quartier, a neighbourhood meal, which … Continue reading

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Tuning Up for the Teysseroles Fête

We are holding our annual fundraiser on Sunday for the chapel at Teysseroles, an historic monument that we are helping to restore. A group of 14 or so meet regularly at the site to continue the restoration work and the … Continue reading

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Teysseroles Team Takes Time Out

     I’ve been keeping my head down round by us in the last couple of days. Brits won not only first but also second place in the Tour de France. The route came within about 20 miles of us … Continue reading

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All fêted out

So much has been going on in this area during the past few weeks that I scarcely know where to begin. This is typical summer in rural France. For a couple of months there is a plethora of cultural events, … Continue reading

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