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Live music at Le Chatelier ~ August 2015


Sandra and I attended the last two concerts at our local Chateau ~ and a fine time was had both times. On the evening of August 12 there’s a further chance to listen to some great music from the wind … Continue reading

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The Château of Le Chatelier ~ a view before renovation


Here’s a great aerial shot of the village of Le Chatelier in the South Touraine. Interestingly it was taken before the Château of Le Chatelier was renovated and it was used as a working farm. Striking points include: the overgrown … Continue reading

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The Château of Le Chatelier ~ views from a lower moat


When the moat of the château of Le Chatelier was drained recently advantage was taken to do some running repairs to the entrance bridge. Since the moat was re-filled the water level has been rather lower than it was; this … Continue reading

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Lower electricity charges in Le Chatelier ~ new lamps for old


So, after 4-6 months work during 2012 the old pylons were gradually removed and new street lamps of Le Chatelier were finally installed! And very pretty the look as well…a great improvement for our hamlet!

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Lower electricity charges in Le Chatelier ~ part 2


As well as digging up the roads of Le Chatelier the château moat also had to be emptied so an electrical cable could be laid across. Cor, what a mess! (No fish were injured during the making of this electricity … Continue reading

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Lower electricity charges in Le Chatelier ~ it’s official


Over the past 4-6 months the electricity pylons in our hamlet, Le Chatelier in the South Touraine have been removed and replaced by underground cables. It’s been a right old messy job involving a fair number of periods when we’ve … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season of sunflowers


Our house in Le Chatelier is currently surrounded by sunflowers in bloom (the vegetable garden of M. Lyon’s looking pretty good too!).

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