Monthly Archives: October 2016

An end-of-month miscellany

We were going to blog about the shift of autumn into winter but with temperatures back up in the mid-20s (mid 70s Fahrenheit) we feel disinclined to do so. Instead here are a few things from October that probably didn’t merit a … Continue reading

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The big bike event

Two weeks ago we went over to Fréjus on the coast for what is called Roc d’Azur. All we knew was that it was just some sort of mountain biking event and the day being warm and sunny and Fréjus … Continue reading

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Time-out at Courmettes

There is something of a tradition in A Rocha of having a team “time out” in September or October. The idea is that everybody gets together, talks a little bit about what they’re doing and then has some sort of … Continue reading

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Tourtour and Brexit

Tourtour Although we discovered the little village of Tourtour just a few months after arriving in Taradeau, it has rapidly become one of the places we take visitors to. It’s only 20 minutes away but it’s easy to overlook: it’s … Continue reading

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September miscellany

We thought it would be worth covering some of the other things we did during September, a month that here seems to begin in summer and end in autumn. So, at the start of the month we made it to … Continue reading

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