Purslow's Blog

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Blog Entries:

March 20, 2017, 11:26 am by Sue

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A good Internet Connection has as much value as a good view!

February 17, 2017, 12:24 pm by Sue

The Gers department has been the national pioneer of high speed internet in rural areas since 2012.Read Full Entry

Private View Knight Frank 2016

September 13, 2016, 4:29 pm by Sue

Private View 2016 - The Ultimate in Luxury, Craftsmanship & Property
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Tempo Latino in Gascony

July 25, 2015, 12:19 pm by Susan

Take a musical voyage this weekend with an Afro-Cuban and Latino beat: www.tempo-latino.com  has visitors danc ... Read Full Entry

Melons Galore

June 7, 2013, 8:32 am by Ian

Melons are a Gascon specialty in the region of Lectoure and Nerac and are grown under plastic tunnels which make for some unusual landscapes. Melon growing is labour-intensive and hard to mechanise an ... Read Full Entry

Flower Power

May 11, 2013, 9:48 pm by Ian

Gascony can be a gardener's paradise with May a flowery month of plants sales and exchanges. St Sever, with its magnificent setting in and around the abbey, had a huge array of plants for sale as wel ... Read Full Entry

Auch rhymes with Gosh!

April 12, 2013, 9:40 pm by Ian

Gascony's capital town, Auch, is undergoing an entertainments revival with a new site in lower town combining Circa, France's national centre for circus arts and Cine 32, a multiplex frequently showin ... Read Full Entry

Pyrenees Playground

April 8, 2013, 9:17 am by Ian

With one week still to go for Piau Engaly and Cauterets ski stations, snow conditions are optimal. In addition to downhill skiing it has been a brilliant season for snow-shoeing and ski touring. Buyin ... Read Full Entry

French ski champions

March 22, 2013, 6:08 pm by Ian

Pyrenean ski station, Peyragudes, is currently hosting the 100 th edition of the French National Alpine Ski championships. Back in the Pyrenees after an absence of 30 years and in record snow condi ... Read Full Entry

All That Jazz

March 14, 2013, 11:42 am by Ian

Jazz in Marciac has revealed several top-billing acts for this summer's 37 th edition of the festival - 25 July to 14 August - including Wynton Marsalis, George Benson, Al Jarreau, Diana Krall and UK ... Read Full Entry



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