Tuesday, 3 May 2016

May Day...part II, brocante at Moncontour

It is a custom,here in France, to give a sprig of lily of the valley, a symbol of springtime, on May 1.

After the small brocante at La Rond du Chene we headed deeper into the Vienne to the historical village of Moncontour on the border of Vienne and Deux Sevres. Its annual brocante draws people from a wide area to its narrow streets. 

There was a mix of professionals and household vendors... 

This man obviously had a passion for dolphins...blue ones,

but his collection didn't stop there!

Loved this log hammer.

Was intrigued by this lamp...

...and amused by this fellow.

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