House after house after house.

May 2015

In the UK we carried on with our jobs and made 2/3 long day trips back to France. We had scoured the internet, done our research and the more we looked the more excited we became. We had found the area where we wanted to be. Somewhere near the hilltop village of Duras in the Northern tip of the Lot-et-Garonne. To the North the Dordogne region (little Britain), and to the West the Gironde and the famous wines of Bordeaux, I knew very little of this region apart from my wine background.

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We left the Pub yeeaay! August 2014

August 2014

We left the Pub yeeaay!

We left our fabulous pub at the end of August 2014 after many great and award winning years. Not because of me, I just pulled corks and carried plates; it was the staff and some great cooking led by Emma and her team. It wasn’t just a pub, it was more a restaurant in a village pub than a boozer………………………

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Emma, happy in her chefs whites cooking great ingredients.