Looking through my draft folder as most bloggers do. What do you know, a write up that should have been posted a month or two ago. Here is the post on Auvillar in Autumn. Better late than never, so they say. A small break from unpacking and all those tedious chores associated with moving into… Continue reading A Ceramic Market in Auvillar
Our time cruising along the Friesland canals and the road trip across part of France came to an end with the beginning of October. We are now reintroducing ourselves to our current housesit and a neighbourhood walk or two with the delightful Dexter. The previous time we were here, as in Espalais, France was in… Continue reading The Markets of France
It was only a few weeks ago we were in France ambling along a few canals. As you may like to do when the sun is shining in the countryside of France, with its many small towns with canal ways. As we wandered down past the boats, "an old geezer", as he liked to describe… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walk – Moissac
Firstly, introductions to the loveable crew: Miss Dexter and Mr Toulouse, unfortunately, Mr Toulouse was unavailable for the photo shoot, he has declined the notoriety. In other words, I could not get him to stay still for even one moment. Mr Toulouse the black cat you are a nightmare to photograph. Though he does have… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walks – Espalais
Today we found out a gentle soul in the form of a dog called Ria had passed away. Back in April last year we had the opportunity to housesit in France and to care for Ria while her family went on a well-earned holiday. We fell in love with Ria straight away, I think everyone did… Continue reading A Tribute to Ria
First things first. Oh, but the choices! Then a decision. The seaside it is to be. Well, that was the plan on leaving home base. Until we arrived in Boulogne-Sur-Mur a city by the sea, It is split in two with the new part down by the sea and up higher is the old… Continue reading Walking the Wall – Boulogne-Sur-Mur
Not Once, not Twice but Thrice times.