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Special Mission

Last Saturday night I went on a special mission.  Being me, I was very excited about it.  But to begin at the beginning it had all started when I was contacted by the Observatoire des Vers Luisants by email in early July asking me if I had seen any glow worms in my garden this year because I had let them know that I had seen at least one in the summer of 2012. 385 more words


Brioude en fête

Our nearest town, Brioude, is usually very quiet and sleepy. It has a population of just over 6,500, and whilst it does attract some tourists in the summer, it’s not exactly swamped. 228 more words


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The Bienale d'Aquarelle comes to town!

Morning walk

Partly due to wanting to lose some weight and to keep my fitness up over the summer, I’ve started walking around 2 miles every morning after breakfast. 222 more words


Pinot Grigio/Malvoisie

Not totally exclusive to France, and popular in many countries around the world.

Via: French Scout Website

Districts: pinot grigio is planted extensively in the Venezia and Alto Adige regions of Italy. 151 more words

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The Pride of Daglan

Do not miss the event of the year
Fetes de la Saint Louis
from the 21rd to the 24th August.

For detail go the the Daglan Mairie website… 283 more words


Underground Asian hornet nest - "Nid de frelons asiatique souterrain"

I apologize that this post is less about garden more about bees and it definitely carries a warning as it is not for the faint hearted. 625 more words


Dog walking and Wild flowers...

I walk Barnaby Pickles as early as I can these days as the sun is so hot past 9am.

The sunflowers on the field just below our garden are just beginning to go over and will slowly droop and decay until they are brown husks. 70 more words

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