Touraine and the Tourangeaux pages
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The creeping thistle
Destruction of creeping thistle (Cirsium arvense, Canada thistle, Canadian thistle) in le Grand Pressigny
It's quince jam, or so they say
Quince jam and eau de vie in Touraine.
The reluctant English valet
From Shakespeare to Molière, visiting Valentin on the way, all with an English accent.
The revival of saffron growing in le Grand Pressigny
The revival of the old saffron growing business in South Touraine.
Patrick Boutet - Basket weaver
Patrick Boutet - basket weaver, caning chairs, straw upholstery, osier bed at Étableau
The Touraine nutcracker
The turner turns a Touraine nutcracker
James Gassiot - the Chateau de Rys
James Gassiot - the repair of two turrets on the chateau de Rys.
Wild orchids in our garden
We have seven species of orchid growing wild in our garden.
From French cornfield to English garden
An English country garden is created from a cornfield in the middle of the French countryside.
Farmall H tractor 1948, a child's plaything
The re-discovery of a childhood toy - a McCormick Deering Farmall H Row Crop tractor, life size.
The wide world
A Tourangeau goes to Vietnam where he spent his younger days.
Geographical and subject indexes of links to Touraine web sites.
The music is the Chopin Winter Wind Etude Op 25 No11 played by Robert Finley.
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