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A medieval miscellany

Somehow, two years have passed since the last Médiévales (medieval festival) at Les Arcs-sur-Argens, our neighbouring village. Sensibly, for an event that requires such an enormous amount of preparation and takes over the whole town centre, they only do it … 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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Les Médiévales des Arcs (part 3)

What’s a medieval festival without knights? In fact this year’s festival at Les Arcs described itself as “four days of adventure in the time of the knights”. To be precise, it was the 12th century and the location was supposed … Continue reading

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Les Médiévales des Arcs (part 2)

As we mentioned in a previous blog, we are doing a run of three on the biannual medieval-fest at our neighbourhood town of Les Arcs-sur-Argens.  It was colourful, photogenic and, hey, it’s August. Anyway as we said last week, this … Continue reading

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Les Médiévales des Arcs (part 1)

One of the small towns near to us is Les Arcs (strictly Les Arcs sur Argens to avoid the careless Satnav user ending up here instead of Les Arcs the Alpine ski resort). Although the lower part of the town … Continue reading

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