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Lancaster Bomber. Photo © SNappa2006, via flickr Creative Commons

France honours aging D-Day veterans

More than 70 years ago, Marcel Croteau, a veteran of the Royal Canadian Air Forces’ 425 Alouettes Squadron and my uncle, was flying nightly bombing raids over France. Because of his role in those long-ago missions, Croteau is being inducted as a knight (chevalier) into France’s Order of the Legion Read more →

Protected: Home again

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Les Jacobins, Toulouse

Images from an afternoon in Toulouse


The last evening

Buses stop running on many routes in Toulouse at 8:30 P.M. Which is right about the time we made it to the bus stop after an afternoon seeing the sights and dining early (for France). A bus that earlier would have taken us directly to our hotel did eventually come Read more →

Puivert, Aude

Variations on a word

Peak Pech; Puy; Pui; Puig; Pug; Pog

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