SUMMER market in France can turn up some real surprises, but can also turn into a bit of a mad crush as once quiet village squares fill up to bursting point.
I've spotted a number of entertaining articles over the past couple of days that highlight the many characters, differences and treasures you can find.
16è grande Foire à la Brocante à Ribérac
Clare spots some fabric for her quilting work, but at a price that would make anyone wonder if they were seeing straight.
My French gourmet summer vacation, part 1
An interesting insight into the changes a Frenchman has seen after living in the US when it comes to all things food and wine upon his return to France.