Tag Archives: Brexit

Cardboard boxes, churches and constitutional crises

Well, after an eventful and somewhat stressful couple of days where it seemed as if the sale was off, it looks as though we have sold our house and, as such, made another giant leap towards moving in October. The … Continue reading

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Bits and pieces

The slightly disjointed nature of the blogs over the past month or so has been partly because we have been travelling backwards and forwards to the UK, first to see Chris’ dad in hospital and then sadly, last week for … Continue reading

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Port Grimaud and Brexit

Two things this week. First of all, Port Grimaud. One of the problems of the Cote d’Azur is not just that it has been relentlessly built over, but that it has been built over in a crass, ugly and unsympathetic … Continue reading

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Dunkirk etc…

We have just been to see Dunkirk or more precisely Dunkerque on the big IMAX screen at Toulon. It was in French of course and we confess to failing to follow some of the dialogue. Despite an over-clever structure it … 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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Aftermaths

Regionally and internationally the two big events for us have been the Nice atrocity of 14 July and of course, Brexit. Last Sunday we came to terms with something of the aftermath of both. When it comes to security Cannes … Continue reading

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And how do you feel?

The tone of our French friend was very concerned. “Brexit: how do you feel?” Well, tempting as it is to revert to posting pretty pictures the significance of current events is such that we cannot resist posting something of an … Continue reading

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