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Someone told me its all happening at the...brocante?

Someone told me its all happening at the...brocante?

It certainly is all happening at the Sunday Brocante in a tiny village in the central part of nowhere France.  The tiny village called Ruffec has not even 700 inhabitants but they sure packed in the entertainment.  This was all in one day in this little village!  Take a look...                                                                                                      ...

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Here's the scoop...(I promise it is not about Barbara and Barry)

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Here's the scoop...(I promise it is not about Barbara and Barry)

It is so true.  One person's trash is another's treasure.   Sunday flea markets (brocantes) are the thing to do here in the French countryside.  If you look hard enough, you surely can find some treasures.  (Although I am not sure about that album my friend Janet Wood is so fond of).  Even though it looked like nothing, all rusty and dirty, in the midst of other junk, an old hand scoop caught my eye.  It had a real pretty wood handle and the scoop part was substantial.  I bought it for one euro and brought it home.   I...

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