Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sheep back up; Internet still down

Well we are back at Les Courmettes after a very pleasant week in the UK. It’s an odd feeling to leave the UK mid-morning and be back in Nice, and what is now home, in time for a late lunch.  … Continue reading

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A week in the UK

Yes, we’ve just spent a week in England visiting family, which we’ve enjoyed very much. We should be back at Courmettes by the time you read this. However, the photo is from the Pic de Courmettes, the highest part of … Continue reading

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Buying a house

Yes, finally we have bought a house – although it’s not quite as simple as that. We had our offer accepted by the Dutch couple who currently own it, and spent an hour and a half in the Belgian estate … Continue reading

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Short weeks and night walks

We have decided that French weeks have several hours less than ordinary weeks. What other explanation can there be for Saturdays coming round so fast? Last Saturday we visited a new area, partly for house-hunting purposes, and ended up late … Continue reading

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