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Christmas and Cannes

After last week’s text-heavy and deep blog, let’s make amends by some pretty pictures from Cannes, a town for which the adjective ‘deep’ is never ever used. These were taken over a variety of Saturdays and Sundays and reflect something … Continue reading

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Vive la difference

Why is France so different to Britain? At times like this, when France is bubbling with civil unrest, the British press talks a great deal about how sane the UK is by comparison. See for example the normally sensible commentator … Continue reading

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Gilets jaunes

As most of you will probably be aware, France is passing through a period of considerable turbulence. Somehow, seemingly out of a clear blue sky, an enormous groundswell of negative opinion has erupted about the government and specifically about M. … Continue reading

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August miscellany

We’ve been travelling to visit family this month and then having other family members visit, so we haven’t got round to doing anything very special on the blog. Instead we thought we’d share some picture of two villages in the … Continue reading

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Miscellanies and M. Macron

We’ve just come back from four days in the Luberon, only a couple of hours away but unknown and different territory for us. So we’ll be posting some photos over the next few weeks. In the meantime here’s a few … Continue reading

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Climate Change(s)

Chris came across some discussion on the web this week about whether it was better to talk about Global Warming or Climate Change. He cautiously prefers the term “climate change” because it carries with it the idea that global warming … Continue reading

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Mortality and a March miscellany

As we have explained before, we make a point in these blogs of not revealing travelling plans and thus absences  In fact for much of the past three weeks we have actually been in the UK. After a year in … Continue reading

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