Monthly Archives: July 2014

A cool week on the Côte d’Azur

Yes, while the UK has been enjoying a heatwave and associated storms, we have been having cloudy weather and even rain, which is very unusual for the time of year. As many people keep saying: “C’est bizarre!” To show you … Continue reading

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One week on

So, we have been at Les Courmettes for a week, although in some ways it seems much longer. There have been a number of achievements this week: we have managed to improve our French in a number of small ways, … Continue reading

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Some photos

Click the link to see some photos of our first couple of days at Les Courmettes.

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Travelling South

Always before when we have crossed the Channel we’ve been going on holiday. This time, we went under it instead of over, taking the Channel Tunnel for the first time, which was much quicker in every way. But this time, … Continue reading

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Leaving Swansea

Swansea has been a major part of both our lives. Chris first lived there while doing his PhD; Alison first went there 10 years later after we came back from Lebanon the first time. Our boys were mostly brought up … Continue reading

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