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Inspired by the poem ‘Leisure’ by William Henry Davies, this blog sets out to examine the small things, simple pleasures, funny moments in a little village in Burgundy. More Info

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Taking time to stand and stare

Taking time to stand and stare

Staring at the past

April 30, 2013 by Burgundy Dreamer

You think you know a place. You believe you can define it by the things you see  around you every day. But sometimes familiar surroundings throw a surprise and you… Read more…

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Staring at micro communities

March 12, 2013 by Burgundy Dreamer

Before moving to France, had I been asked where I came from I would have replied ‘Hertfordshire’ and, if pushed for greater precision, ‘Hemel Hempstead’. That was enough to satisfy… Read more…

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Staring at wood

February 28, 2013 by Burgundy Dreamer

A commodity that didn’t previously feature large in my consciousness but now, at this time of year, is a daily preoccupation, is wood.   Along with that slight nip in the air,… Read more…

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Staring at snow

February 20, 2013 by Burgundy Dreamer

The number of words Innuits have for snow has been well documented 20, 60 or 300, I forget the exact figure, but it’s a lot. Such a need in the UK… Read more…

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