Monthly Archives: December 2016

2016 miscellany

We thought that we’d take the opportunity in our last blog for 2016 to include a few photos that didn’t make it into previous posts, usually because something more topical or interesting turned up. So, although we’ve posted various picture … Continue reading

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Return to the Oppidum

What with one thing and another, we weren’t able to join in the first couple of this season’s Saturday morning work parties at the Taradeau oppidum, the fortified settlement that goes back to the time of Asterix. However we have … Continue reading

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Wet weather

It’s questionable whether picture postcards or political manifestos tell bigger lies.  But the idea that there is “sun all the year” on the Cote d’Azur is manifestly untrue. Actually, given our water shortage, most people wish the sun didn’t shine … Continue reading

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November miscellany

Now that winter really has arrived (temperatures down to -4°C Thursday night), we thought we should do a round-up of some autumn colours and scenes that we haven’t been able to include in other blogs. We did a fairly local … Continue reading

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