Places to visit

Gold Panning in Dordogne

Gold Panning in Dordogne

GOLD PANNING YES WE DID, and what a fabulous 3 and a half hours that was.  I usually succumb to loss of interest very quickly (adult adhd ?)  however,  this gold panning afternoon had me hooked.  We met up with Phillipe at the tourist office in Le Chalard and followed our guide... Read More

What did i like in the Dordogne ?

What did i like in the Dordogne ?

What did I like in the Dordogne ?   A LOT - To start with the weather, after that comes the space, we lived in Bournemouth and its pretty full, Bournemouth is great it really has so much going for it, but it is full, it's 24 hr and it's full on full speed. The dordogne is laid back, gentle lun... Read More

Gite Dordogne

Gite Dordogne

GITE DORDOGNE Well holiday season is on our minds again, with this coming week being one of the most active for people booking holidays, I thought I’d have a look at what’s out there, think about what I would look for and why. Firstly the gite, is self-catering and makes a great base f... Read More