Tag Archives: Armistice Day

Settling into Lorgues

As we have mentioned in many previous blogs, we made a deliberate effort to get involved in the community in Taradeau, and on the whole this proved to be very successful. It did however take time, partly because Taradeau is … Continue reading

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11 November

Given that France was the major theatre of operations for  the First World War and enormously important for much of the Second, it was particularly appropriate to be here this 11th November.  We found ourselves involved in two things: first, … Continue reading

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Trump, kites and flags

Unfortunately, we have to start with Donald. We haven’t talked to a vast number of people here yet but there has clearly been a great deal of consternation. The French are now firmly confirmed in a long-held suspicion that the … Continue reading

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