Having lived in the Dordogne for just over a year now, I have become accustomed to seeing the old buildings, streets and monuments that give the area its distinctive character. I realised recently that this acclimatisation has gone so far as to have me ignoring some of the natural beauty around me. Continue reading A second look
Spring is well under way in the Dordogne and the varied, temperate climate here means that all plant life is sprouting vigorously. Continue reading The garden in spring
Earlier this year, my sister and brother-in-law bought a converted mill in the village of Cenac here in the Dordogne. The house is in need of renovation and Richard (my brother-in-law), has spent the last three weeks gutting the interior to prepare the way for the builders. Continue reading Renovation at Le Moulin
According to Merriam Webster online, a diptych is either
- A 2-leaved hinged tablet folding together to protect writing on its waxed surface.
- A picture or series of pictures (as an altarpiece) painted or carved on two hinged tablets.
- A work made up of two matching parts.
Whilst clearing leaves from the garden yesterday I took a short break to photograph this arrangement in the late afternoon sun. Continue reading Leaf clearing