Tag Archives: Jean de La Valette-Parisot

Preparations for the Fête at Teysseroles

I haven’t written much recently about the church at Teysseroles, which we are helping to restore. This is mainly because not a great deal has happened. I have to admit I find the sporadic activity on the restoration frustrating, but … Continue reading

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Every Château Tells a Story #12: le Château de l’Astorguié, Parisot

Last week marked the 19th anniversary of the first time we saw our house (no, it’s not the one above). Looking back at estate agents’ details of other properties reminded me that a small château close by was also for sale … Continue reading

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Every Château Tells a Story # 8: Le Château de Labro

Yesterday was one of those luminous, mellow days that you get only in early autumn. The trees were turning and it was warm, but not hot. So we decided to take advantage of it to go for a walk and … Continue reading

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Every Château has a Story: le Château de Cornusson

  The word “fairy-tale” when applied to a château usually makes me cringe. But there is something a little magical about the château de Cornusson, with its jumble of towers and turrets. You get tantalising glimpses of it peeping above … Continue reading

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A Little Night Music in Parisot

I was poised to upload this post 10 days ago when a massive thunder storm knocked out our Internet connection, among other things. You don’t realise how much you depend on the Internet until you no longer have access to … 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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