Late Sunflowers

The last day of August saw The Candies heading back to the Charente for an evening wedding party.  It feels like we’ve spent half of our summer in this corner of France and by coincedence, this was the second wedding in this tiny village.

Driving in, we passed the beautiful and imposing 15th century Chateau de Chillac and a field of late sunflowers.  In June and July the sunflower fields spread out like a blanket as far as the eye can see, but in all my years in France, I dont remember seeing them at this time of year… what a real treat.

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Candy Knights

b7It’s high summer and Music Monday at the Etang Vallier Resort Clubhouse… so obviously that means a Disco Diva Dance Party!

However, the weather was not playing ball today; France Meteo had issued an Orange Alert for storms and heavy rain starting at around 11:00 pm. After a flurry of emails it was agreed that we would move our party inside the clubhouse.

The weather might have been dampening our spirits but the good folks of Brossac and Etang Vallier did not… these folks love to party!

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