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Toulon (again)

Toulon, the great French Mediterranean naval port, is our nearest city and where the Prefecture of our department (Var) is.  (Apparently because Napoleon was afraid the British would seize Toulon  he moved the prefecture inland to Draguignan and it was … Continue reading

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The America’s Cup part 2

Last week we concentrated on the sailing or more specifically the lack of it, but promised to have something about security. It’s not surprising it was tight after the tragic security debacle at Nice on 14 July. The area of … Continue reading

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The America’s Cup part 1

Regular readers of this blog will have noticed that there hasn’t been any reference to us taking summer holidays. It’s partly because we seem to have been rather too busy to take them, partly because we are going to the UK … Continue reading

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Easter Part 1

What did we do over Easter? Actually we did so much that we’d better split it into two blogs. Although we would have liked to have gone to church on Good Friday, we had to stay to see the end of … Continue reading

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