Category Archives: Water Mills

Ferrière Larçon ~ further history & views of this remarkable village in the South Touraine


For the past month or so I have been taking weekly French lessons with my friend Patrice Arnould who lives in Ferrière Larçon in the South Touraine. So, recently, I took the opportunity to walk around and explore further the … Continue reading

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The mill at Le Chatelier, Paulmy, South Touraine


Earlier this week I visited the family of M. Philippe Bonney-Aché who live in the beautifully restored flour mill of the village of Le Chatelier in the commune of Paulmy in the South Touraine. M. Bonney-Aché kindly let me take … Continue reading

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