Tag Archives: Tourtour

Déconfinement 2: out and about, locally

It might have been assumed that with the loosening of confinement that we would immediately head over the hills and far away. Well, we didn’t do that. There were two reasons: the first was that we had a ‘must buy’ … Continue reading

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January in the rear-view mirror

After last week’s necessarily text-heavy blog, here’s a compensation. January has been and gone, and so here are some winter photos. Not that there has been much of a winter. And finally…

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The ghost of Tourtour

Almost everybody who comes to stay with us gets taken up to the village of Tourtour about half an hour away to the north of us. No one ever complains: indeed almost everybody falls in love with the place. It … Continue reading

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Tourtour and Brexit

Tourtour Although we discovered the little village of Tourtour just a few months after arriving in Taradeau, it has rapidly become one of the places we take visitors to. It’s only 20 minutes away but it’s easy to overlook: it’s … Continue reading

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The changing of the seasons

There can be no doubt now that we are into spring, at least down here in Taradeau. The blossom is coming out on the almond and the plum trees, the temperature is nudging up towards 20°C, the supermarkets are starting … Continue reading

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