Not for love nor money can I find how to put the accents on to French words - sorry about that! Hope you enjoy the article.
Chopin (1810-1849) was described by his mistress as "more Polish than Poland". Although many think of him as a Frenchman, he was Polish and, although he lived in France for the last 19 years of his life, he never spoke French particularly well.
The local Rotary club held their annual écclade there, which was how we met Sergio and Saskia. The campsite was still very much in its nursery stages, but it was nonetheless a good choice of venue for all the local people were interested – including us – in finding out what was happening and, in turn, it created publicity for the campsite, not to mention general bonhomie for the village.