Palace of versailles

Molecatcher at the Palace of Versailles Jérôme Dormion pictured fulfilling a centuries-old role: first molecatcher employed by King Louis XIV

The wireworm of Versailles: the man who is the latest in a 330-year line to keep the palace’s spectacular gardens rodent-free Jerome Dormion, 36, is the latest mole catcher in a 330-year line of rodent killers King Louis XIV first hired a resident pest killer in the late 1600s Molehills have long bothered the gardeners […]