Holiday exodus & Today’s Brocante Bargain

It’s officially the first day of the French holidays today, everyone will be heading away to the coast or the mountains, so I expected the brocante market to be very small and very quiet,  and whilst the roads heading out of Albi were jam packed with motor homes and cars packed to the rafters with holiday equipment the market was a decent size and busy with tourists. As you know from previous Brocante posts  sometimes things jump out at you and bargains abound, but alas not so much today, but I did snatch a bargain at the end, a lovely grand enamel cooking pot for the princely sum of €3 so I can’t grumble I suppose. And it will fit in nicely with all my other red enamel kitchenware. 

And after an unsettled few days the sun has got his hat on again, our lovely guests are snoozing by the pool and all is well with the world. 

Bon weekend everyone. 

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