Not far from Nohant (assuming that your coach driver doesn’t get lost, like ours did – and not for the first time that day) is the picturesque village of Gargilesse, where George Sand had a smaller house, which was subsequently home to her daughter and husband for many years.
As well as a medieval church – of which this is the side door – with a remarkably frescoed crypt, the village also has a fair few, more interesting, doors.
There are doors in there somewhere, trust me:
These are rather easier to see. The first one is my favourite of this batch:
More from Gargilesse next week.
Thursday Doors 20 October 2016