highlandgames.canalblog.com par EBOBE
OVER the past few days I've enjoyed some interesting articles and blog posts so instead of keeping them to myself I thought I would point them out so you can follow the authors and their experiences of French life.
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Cooking on a poele a bois - woodburning fire: Deux-Sèvres Life
I've used the top of the 'poele a bois' for heating soups, browning jacket potatoes (wrapped in foil, of course), warming plates, simmering casseroles - all standing on cast iron trivets - and as a heat source for proving bread rolls before cooking in the electric oven.
If you are new to the Herault region of France then drop in and find out more about the local area.
Highland Games, Bressuire
Get in training in time for this summer's games, or just find out more about the Highland Games competition in Deux-Sèvres.
Tea and the working man – a tale of two countries: Michael Streeter
It is a cliché – and therefore true – in Britain that when you have a workman in your home the chances are that before long they will ask you for a cup of tea.
Four young men save elderly French woman from fire: France Today
In need of a break from all the usual doom and gloom you see, hear or read about in the news? Then how about the story of an elderly woman saved from an apartment fire by the quick thinking and bravery of some of her neighbours.
Sowing for 2012: Kitchen Garden in France
I sowed my first seeds of 2012 today. Just a few cauliflowers and some Antirrhinum's which I'm hoping to get to grow in a corner bed, I use for attracting insects into the "potager". I also planted up some pumpkin seeds I had germinated.... I know it's a bit early but hey!!