- …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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Hi all and a very happy Fête de la Chandeleur or as we would say in the UK, Happy Candlemas. La Chandeleur is a Christian religious holiday with pagan roots. It falls on 2nd February, 40 days after Christmas Day, … Continue reading
Today, Sandra and I visited our nearby market town of Ligueil in the South Touraine. Our visit inspired me to write a little about its parish church. The first record of the town was in 775 when it was called … Continue reading
In 1598 a man named Jacques Raollet was tried as a werewolf in Angers, Touraine. In the 15th to 17th centuries there were numerous werewolf trials in France ~ it was the masculine counterpart to the witch hysteria of the … Continue reading