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The Maures and a sad resignation

We live at the edge of a broad, flat valley that stretches half the way to Toulon one way, and opens out to the sea at Fréjus the other way. (Chris is fairly certain that it was once a big … Continue reading

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A short walk in the Maures

The ridge of the Massif des Maures (pronounced ‘moor’) lies between us and the sea and is clearly visible from our house. It’s not the highest of mountain ranges, barely making 1000 feet, but it’s a prominent feature. Prominent geographically … Continue reading

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The end of winter

From the end of last week we had about four days of thick wintry cloud, low temperatures with intermittent and half-hearted rain. Although such periods are not totally unknown in this area it was unusual enough to be commented on … Continue reading

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