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That "Other" French Pottery

I have a shop on Ruby Lane,http://www.rubylane.com/shop/martybee, and I look at porcelain and pottery every day – particularly European products. There’s such a variety to enjoy and think about. 238 more words

Update| August 2014

This month has been a very chilled and relaxing month for me. I’ve been spending time on the farm that my aunty works on, pretty much doing nothing (and that’s a good thing). 189 more words

My Travels

Planes and Trains

3 July 2014

Today was a big travel day for us as we were leaving Germany by plane to go back to Paris and then taking a train down to Limoges. 323 more words


Decamnoctiacis Granni

Here’s my theory about the ten-night festival of Grannus, celebrated (at least) at Limoges as the decamnoctiactis Granni (AE 1989: 521). That inscription does not say on which days of the year that festival falls, however—or even in which calendar its dates were reckoned. 479 more words

Renoir's birthplace in Limoges

I was recently “killing some time” in the centre of Limoges when I happened to notice an interesting old house.  There was a plaque outside saying it was the birthplace of Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1841-1919), the impressionist painter.  63 more words


Ramel Curry signed with Limoges

Ramel Curry to Limoges, Tadas Klimavicius joins Bonn, Krasny Oktyabr kept Marcus Cousin and Bernard King, while Olimpija Ljubljana inks Hristo Nikolov

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Auto stop: Limoges

The Limousin capital is so ugly it should have been called La Moche, not Limoges. The city is famous the world over for its pottery, but it isn’t known for its architectural beauty. 212 more words

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