Monthly Archives: January 2017

Oppidum and opportunities

What with travelling to the UK and rather grey weather here, we haven’t strayed far afield lately. We have however continued to be busy. One thing has been our continuing involvement in the work of clearing the Taradeau oppidum where … Continue reading

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Families and fun with electricity

We had a pleasant if busy visit to the UK in the middle of January to see family. Particular high points were the next generation: John, Celia, Simeon and Joseph in Birmingham; Mark, Alice, Thomas and Phoebe in London. The … Continue reading

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From Christmas to New Year

We thought you might like to see a picture of our living room at Christmas, if nothing else to remind you that it does get cold enough down here to make a fire worthwhile. Indeed, we’re probably going to have … Continue reading

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A Christmas retrospective

As we’ve noted before, Christmas in France is thankfully neither as long-lived nor as manic as in the UK. The decorations never go up much before mid November, when the supermarkets fill their ‘seasonal’ aisles with toys and chocolate and … Continue reading

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