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Queen for More Than a Day – Part Two

      DA BG’s faithful, who’ve read PART ONE of the fantabulous Story of the  The Queen for More Than a Day will remember that she made the wise (and possibly only decision) to marry the guy that had just conquered her country. He being Charles 8. This union, for all it’s elaborate pomp and ceremony […]

22Mar2019 | | 34 comments | Continued
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Queen for (more than) a Day – Part One

    The story of the Queen For More Than a Day is a unique slice of French History. Which, as you may remember from THIS POST pretty much takes the cake(with the cherry on top) in the  Historical Uniqueness Sweepstakes. The Queen in question was able to accomplish something no other lady of her day […]

8Mar2019 | | 32 comments | Continued
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Bicycle Gourmet’s French Chateau

  Bicycle Gourmet’s French Chateau – truth be told – is not actually owned by your humble scribbler. But it is the one, of all I have known and seen – that I would like to be the owner of. While it’s a cliche to say Chenonceau is “steeped in History” (and what French Chetau […]

5Jan2016 | | 34 comments | Continued