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Slow days in deep France

We don’t get many visitors in Manobre. We’ve certainly never been doorstepped by a Jehovah’s Witness before. So it was a surprise to be greeted by a well-meaning American and his French partner on the front steps, making small talk and slipping a copy of the Watchtower into my hand.

Andrew Purcell

I am a British freelance journalist based in New York. My principal clients are the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), the Sunday Herald (Scotland), the Guardian (UK) and BBC World Service radio. For a complete list of contents, click here. Twitter: @andrewpurcellny

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