Monthly Archives: March 2015

Congregating at Courmettes

For us this week was dominated by four days of meetings up at Les Courmettes, with a gathering of many people from A Rocha, including founders Peter and Miranda Harris, and Paul Jeanson, whose vision and determination has driven the … Continue reading

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Green stuff

We have been based at Taradeau this week although busy doing lots of things by remote (phone and internet) for Courmettes and A Rocha. A common theme of some things this week has been greenness, or more specifically, plants. First, … Continue reading

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Sunday on the Esterel

It’s actually quite hard to avoid geology in the south of France (it’s a bit harder to explain it, but that’s another story). The hinterland ranges mostly involve epic amounts of limestone; there’s a belt of fairly soft sandstone where … Continue reading

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The changing of the seasons

There can be no doubt now that we are into spring, at least down here in Taradeau. The blossom is coming out on the almond and the plum trees, the temperature is nudging up towards 20°C, the supermarkets are starting … Continue reading

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