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Christmas retrospective 2

It seems a bit odd to go back to Christmas, which is now very firmly in the rear-view mirror, but there were some interesting things which we haven’t mentioned. This year Taradeau seemed to be expending a lot of energy … Continue reading

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Christmas Retrospective 1

First, happy new year to all our readers! But we are still just in the Christmas season, so we thought we’d post a few pictures of things we did in the run-up. More next week! All the local wine-producing chateaus … Continue reading

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Christmas and Cannes

After last week’s text-heavy and deep blog, let’s make amends by some pretty pictures from Cannes, a town for which the adjective ‘deep’ is never ever used. These were taken over a variety of Saturdays and Sundays and reflect something … Continue reading

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Food and festivities

First of all, we know we have already said this, but for the first post of 2018 can we wish everybody a happy New Year where ever you are. We had family down for Christmas – Mark, Alice, Thomas and … Continue reading

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Joyeux Noël !

We thought we’d post some Christmas pictures, in no particular order. There’s a long tradition in France of local fire units coming round and giving you a rather amateur calendar in return for a donation: fair enough, the death and … Continue reading

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Christmas preparations, a death and a president

Rather to our surprise we suddenly find ourselves less than a dozen days to Christmas. No less surprising is the fact that, at the end of December, we will have been in our house here in Taradeau for three years. … Continue reading

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Snow

Given that the winter months down here are December, January and February there was something very appropriate about the first winter storms occurring on Saturday 2nd December. As regular readers will know everybody here has been desperately anxious for precipitation … Continue reading

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