- …and yet more on old signage in France….
- Angie Palmer….Barrou…..next Friday
- Flooding in the Loire
- Breaking news….opening up the Vichy regime archives
- ….a little more on Marcel Marceau
- Marcel Marceau ~ une vie extraordinaire
- Liberation celebrations, Descartes, 1944
- The Touraine: host to the world’s first solar powered home…..in1864!
- Yet more on old french signs
- Gaston Monmousseau (1883-1960): trade unionist and political agitator of the Touraine.
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Late last year Sandra and I visited the small synagogue in the city of Tours (below). It can be found at 37, Rue Parmentier in Tours and dates from 1907, a gift from the Parisian, Daniel Osiris. Its architect … Continue reading
So, it’s interesting, (as I sit immersed in a pile of books on 16th Century Touraine or tinker with drafts of short-run pamphlets on 17th Century radical English sects to jazz-on-i-player-3) it’s interesting to snatch occasional glimpses of other ways … Continue reading
The château at Betz-le-Château in the South Touraine has a number of extensive man-made subterranean passageways. The word Betz is often associated with such workings that were used as wartime defences, escape routes and refuges. The short publication Souterrains du … Continue reading