The Lauragais remembers
The mood was reverential and sombre until one of the book's authors - my friend Jean-Paul Calvet, President of the Revel History Society - made me wear a Tommy helmet and took me for a ride in a taxi. This vehicle was one of 630 Parisian taxis used in September 1914 to transport troops to the Battle of the Marne.
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Colin Duncan Taylor
"I have been living in the south of France for 20 years, and through my books and my blog, I endeavour to share my love for the history and gastronomy of Occitanie and the Pyrenees."