The Masterpiece
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The Masterpiece

Kestrel Kindergarten

Flying school for raptors

Image by Marjolein van Zonneveld from Pixabay

Many years ago, when I first moved to France, I bought and started to renovate a two-hundred-year-old house that had been abandoned for decades.

The crooked stone walls and giant oak beams soon began to test both my skills and my fragile relationship with my bank manager. When offered a day a week of gardening work at a nearby manor house, I jumped at the…

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Mike Alexander

Mike Alexander

France based freelance writer with a passion for the environment and quirky cultural history. http://mediumauthor.com/@mikealexander wordseeker46@yahoo.com