Monthly Archives: January 2018

Of aerial views and roofs

We were in the UK visiting family last week and you really don’t want to see any photographs from there. Almost everything was in what might be called 30 shades of grey. We did however get some excellent views as … Continue reading

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The ghost of Tourtour

Almost everybody who comes to stay with us gets taken up to the village of Tourtour about half an hour away to the north of us. No one ever complains: indeed almost everybody falls in love with the place. It … Continue reading

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January weather

As we’ve mentioned frequently in passing, the lack of rainfall over the last twelve months has been a real source of concern in the Mediterranean margin of France. In fact rainfall figures in this area have been declining for a … Continue reading

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Food and festivities

First of all, we know we have already said this, but for the first post of 2018 can we wish everybody a happy New Year where ever you are. We had family down for Christmas – Mark, Alice, Thomas and … Continue reading

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