Warmer on the Outside.....Old Stone Houses.
This area is a source for granite and sometimes I hear a huge explosion down at the quarry. A French lady that I know who is just over 70 years said she remembered when she was a child a horse and cart being loaded up to take blocks of granite to the Mont Saint Michel after a bad fire, they needed to make some repairs.
Anyway you often find that in the warmer months when a fire is not lit within these old stone houses that it is warmer out than within. And so on Sunday afternoon I sat outside, played with two dogs and watched the birds flying from fence fence, and tree to tree. For about half an hour or so I was treated to the sound of a musician practicing, an accordionist playing Breton folk songs. I could just see above the hedge across the road the musicians curly hair, family or friends were visiting the elderly couple who live in a fine old large stone house. Perhaps the musician had gone outside to get warm too.
These days many young people prefer homes that are warmer inside that out!...
Here is the Hurdy Gurdy man playing with great gusto in Dinan.
Summer Street SceneThe French word for feelings is sentiments
The French word for a loose curl is bouclé
Etymology for the word buckle