Tag Archives: spring

Viruses and flowers

As almost everybody else is finding out, life has suddenly become a little more unpredictable and slightly (?) more dangerous. We discussed the new coronavirus at a church council meeting ten days ago and considered the risks, but since then … Continue reading

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Spring miscellany

A belated happy Easter to you all! After last week’s text-heavy blog, we thought we would have something of a compensation with very much a photo compilation. After what was effectively three months of total drought, which regular readers will … Continue reading

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An Inclement May

Astonishingly it has continued to be rather cold, cloudy and wet this month. Here of course excess rain (in moderation) is something of a blessing rather than a curse and the result has been an extraordinary explosion of plants and … Continue reading

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Spring retrospective

Last week we were in the UK to see our remaining parents and for the interment of Chris’ mum’s ashes. Meteorologically it was all very curious. We left the south of France still struggling into early spring and we came … 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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The turning of the seasons

It’s that time of year in the south of France when winter is quietly being forgotten and spring is considered imminent. Blossom and new shoots are appearing in trees, the bird hunters have put their shotguns away and supermarkets are … Continue reading

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