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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

What did we find in the Forest ?

What did we find in the Forest ?

Dordogne in South West France is one of THE best places to hunt for mushrooms……….        This the time for mushrooms and I love them, I also love the country and I also love going for a walk, and leaf kicking ! (there’s the danger of not knowing... Read More

The Perfect BBQ in north Dordogne

The Perfect BBQ in north Dordogne

The end of season invitation went out to friends in the UK to come and stay for a week (with a hint of a suggestion to bring paintbrush / screwdrivers / old clothes) with fingers crossed that the amazing weather from the summer carries on long enough to enjoy a few more days. A major disappointment... Read More

It's A Boy !

It's A Boy !

Our first onsite birth - August 15th at around 1.15pm  On a scale of 1 to 10 excitement it was definitely a 10, nervous competing with outright worry was the order of the day.  Richard was running for the birthing kit and the rest of the alpacas stood guard between us and the new arrival.... Read More

Bird Watching in the Dordogne

Bird Watching in the Dordogne

Bird Watching in north Dordogne... Ok I have to admit I’m a complete newbie, I have no idea how to identify what I’m seeing apart from looking them up online and asking, oh and I’ve also put an app on my phone, but it seems to be mainly uk birds. What piqued my interest was the b... Read More