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The Maison aux Assiettes: the work of a real character
A ceramic houseEveryone knows one or two stories about people who've devoted their whole lives to a particular passion, like building a fantasy home. I often find these slightly crazy projects rather endearing. A while back I hear…
A stroll along the Right Bank
Fancy a pleasant walk along Bordeaux’s Right Bank? Get a bigger picture (and better pix) of this Unesco Heritage town by turning your back on the coach crowds surging towards the neoclassical Grand Theatre and other sights. Instea…
Vieillard: Bordeaux earthenware
Although it closed in 1895, the Jules Vieillard factory maintains a special relationship with the people of Bordeaux. Old Bordeaux families are fond of the widely-varied faience produced by this company, which employed several hun…