Tagged with foie gras

Laissez-faire, lessons from France

Laissez-faire, lessons from France

So here I am in limbo. AKA London. It’s really very nice; surprisingly good weather, plenty of free activities and great company. But unlike many of the assistants in France this year I’m not obliged to do an assignment on my year abroad. I don’t have a uni course or Masters to go back to. It’s just … Continue reading

Périgueux Top Ten

Périgueux Top Ten

Sadly I have moved on from my wonderful séjour in the gastronomic heart of France. But here is my top ten for future lucky travelers. 1. Markets across three squares on Wednesday and Saturday mornings. Lively, French and yummy. 2. A walk (or canoe) and picnic along the voir verte on the river l’Isle for … Continue reading

Duck, duck, goose

Duck, duck, goose

With time in France rapidly approaching the finish line, life has become much less about preparing lessons and much more about desperately trying to see all the sights that Périgord (the region of which Périgueux is the capital) has to offer. Quick geography lesson for context: Périgord (aka Dordogne) is divided into four smaller regions: … Continue reading