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Getting it Together - how to find out what's on

Getting it Together - how to find out what's on

Finding live music performances once the summer festival season is over can seem an impossible task. Roger Moss talks to three local music-lovers who hope they have created the solution...

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Catching the elusive River Monster in SW France

Catching the elusive River Monster in SW France

If you fancy catching a river monster, Ron Cousins explains where to go and what you will need...

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Périgueux - At every turn

Périgueux - At every turn

As you'll discover, there's history at every turn, but the town can take some getting to know, and your best ally in making sense of it and being sure you don't miss any important sights is an awareness of how it all evolved..

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Perfect peace - Visiting the Lot Valley

Perfect peace - Visiting the Lot Valley

Few things are quite as rewarding as following a river through deepest France and, for simple natural beauty and relaxed leafy seclusion, the Lot valley is unsurpassed

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Visiting Le Jardin de Fortran (86)

Visiting Le Jardin de Fortran (86)

Roger Moss visits an inspirational private garden in the south Vienne

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Carp fishing in France

Carp fishing in France

Ron Cousins shares the allure of carp fishing on a hot summer’s day...

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Lemon curd by Nikki Legon

Lemon curd by Nikki Legon

Besides making this lovely refreshing dessert, this is a good curd to have in your pantry. Use it to mix through vanilla ice cream, make a lemon meringue pie or fill a sponge cake. An afternoon cup of tea with a digestive covered in butter and lemon curd is a marvellous summer treat.

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Pardon? Colourful French phrases

Pardon? Colourful French phrases

Emma-Jane Lee, our language expert, explores a kaleidoscope of French expressions…

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Strawberry and black pepper granita by Nikki Legon

Strawberry and black pepper granita by Nikki Legon

A refreshing way to serve summer strawberries...

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Fig chutney by Nikki Legon

Fig chutney by Nikki Legon

A great recipe for using up your surplus of figs.. 

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