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last day...

jour de marché à Castillonnes ce matin

Bonjour mes belles,

It is a bit of a strange day for me  today as this morning was our last morning in the shop that we have in the nearby village of Castillonnes. We have made a lot of friends in the 6 months that we have had the shop and enjoyed being part of the weekly market as we had a stall outside the shop.

Love the banter between les commerçants du marché  and we had slipped into a Tuesday routine, quite a contrast to when we first opened the shop.

We will start emptying the shop tomorrow and we are at present on the lookout for new premises closer to the village in which we live.

The Fabulously French Boutique will continue to open Thursday mornings and is also open by appointment.

As they say one door closes and another opens, so am hoping that the other opens soon.....

à demain, Leeann x


  1. So true Leeann and I know many good things are ahead for you!

    The Arts by Karena

  2. Uncertainty is always hard to deal with. I heard someone say, "keep dreaming and stay happy." Seemed like a good formula to me.

    Best wishes...

  3. Bonne chance. J'ai les doigts croisés x


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