Towards the end of this month the breeding season or rut begins here in France. Meyrals is home to a large population of red and roe deer and in our
We have both seen sanglier, or wild boar within the area, but always a fleeting sight, so I thought Id share this nice little video. https://youtu
Soon, we will be able to explore this fabulous area again, so Im updating our walks and 'off the beaten track' highlights for gite guests. This is th
Here at Le Bois Vert the orchids, cowslips and bluebells are all blooming. This is just a little reminder that better times are on their way. Keep sa
Yes, our little squirrel visitor is back stealing the walnuts, but we don't mind. As the days are lengthening he is starting to become more inquisiti
In fact, winter is a great time to see chateaux peeking out from bare trees, to see waterfalls you didn't know were there and of course to watch the d
I'm a bit fanatical about the Romans and although the Dordogne Valley is reknowned for its prehistory, there are also lots of evidence of the Romans i
In between the showers I managed this lovely walk along one of the feeder streams of the Vezere near Les Eyzies. I saw many birds including kingfishe
Our resident red squirrel has been out collecting the walnuts from the trays I have drying at the pool shed. The cheeky wee thing has realised he jus