Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Little trip to France - Chasseneuil-sur-Bonnieure

 
 

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After my fabulous sleep in my
wonderful bedroom with
Shutters (they are amazing)
and breakfast, we set off
for
 
 
to see their market.
 
This one I believe was their Monthly
Live Animal market and they have two
smaller ones a week.
 
Of course it took over the whole town but was not just
animals, it has allsorts ..
 
 
 
So French !!
 
 
Cannot resist an Oyster or two!!
 

 
Some people like these , obviously a demand for them :-)
We had one left in our garden by previous owner.





 
Every man will have one of these in his pocket ! I know my hubby has one.
 
(maybe I should include women too, who knows) 







Beautiful mural on the end of the wall of a Florists.



 
Special carvings seen around the area ,  designed by a team of wood carvers
who come over from Canada.  The carvers work with chain saws, chisels and at the end
they sand everything smooth by hand.

 I have tried to find more information
and each time I google I come across this blog ..  yep it is Diane's.
 
Diane has a more in depth post about the carvings.  I know she won't mind
me linking and sharing.
 


 
And of course
 
The Shutters. You will see these a lot in my posts.

 
 
Just a little post today .. more to come.
Hope you enjoy .
 
Are you dreaming of France ?
 
 
Why not go to 
 
 
and share your stories, your books or your dreams.
 
 
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
 


11 comments:

  1. Oh yes, Anne! I'm dreaming of France and sleeping on a lovely soft bed behind those shutters! *sigh* One day...

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    1. Hi Leslie , I am sure you will get back one day ... xx

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    1. Love them Jacqueline. I need them at home. Best thing ever.

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  3. looks enchanting - apart from the live chicks in the market!

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    1. Sorry Welshcakes about the live chicks,, yes a very enchanting place , xx

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  4. I am so enjoying reading the posts about your Charente trip, keep them coming Anne. :)

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  5. Yes we are dreaming of France, perhaps a cherry festival in Alsace next year but who knows? My husband and I gorged on oysters when we were in Bretagne, so it was wonderful to see that you also had some on your trip!

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  6. Oh Lord, those French markets....!!

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  7. Hi Anne,
    Great Photography job with this market.
    That´s right, experiment with low or high angles and do get "tipsy" with your camera :).
    I love it!!

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  8. Sitting in Porto try in to catch up quickly before dinner. Great photos, you have done well. Take care Diane. xox

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