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19 October 2018
King Richard the Lionheart or Richard Cœur de Lion. Often portrayed as a brave and noble warrior, much has been written about Richard’s crusade...
20 August 2018
Bertran de Born – Viscount of Hautefort, warmonger and troubadour – was certainly an interesting character. Immortalised in Dante’s ...
8 August 2018
A friend of ours has just returned from a pretty bad holiday. This year he (and his family) eschewed a private villa or gite in favour of a smart, all...
31 July 2018
The Dordogne plays host to a huge variety of festivals throughout the year. There are festivals to celebrate all manner of things; dance, food, mime, ...
18 June 2018
Chateau de Jumilhac isn’t one of the Dordogne’s best known chateaux, but then there are estimated to be over 1,000 others in the Périgord...