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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 PĂ©rigord...
9 January 2018
You would be forgiven for thinking that Cyrano de Bergerac was one of Bergerac’s most famous residents. Savinien Cyrano de Bergerac (he frequent...
17 November 2017
When you hear the name, ‘Edith Piaf’ it may well conjure up images of Paris and love ballads such as ‘Non, je ne regrette rien’...
18 October 2017
The wide-ranging 16th century works of Michel de Montaigne are still studied by scholars all over the world. Indeed, his views on intolerance and his ...
18 September 2017
The month of August has recently passed and it marks the death of Pierre Daumesnil in 1832. Daumesnil was no ordinary soldier. Born in PĂ©rigueux, Dor...