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Dogged determination

Anyone who knows me will know that I’m not really a doggy fan. Don’t get me wrong, I would never do one any harm, but I’m generally quite scared of them. 470 more words

I'm Still Alive, Just Horribly Negligent

So last anyone heard of me on this site, I was sitting in Charles de Gaulle eagerly awaiting my flight home for Christmas. Well I’m sure you’ll be glad to hear that I haven’t been sitting there for four months. 932 more words


Rainbow walking

As the sun was shining and the temperature promised to be a lovely 24C, we decided today was the perfect day for a walk. We parked at Séguret, a beautiful hilltop village with tiny cobbled streets, quirky archways and pretty stone houses brimming with colourful flowerpots. 68 more words

Spring season drainpipes

Fashions come and go, but this season drainpipes are definitely IN. But we’re not talking about any old drainpipes. Mais non! This spring, go for the brand new silver look, from top to bottom, and you’re sure to be the envy of your village. 15 more words

Flavours of France - Poule au pot

Henry IV of France was said to have declared that, “If God gives me a longer life, I will see to it that no peasant in my kingdom will lack the means to have a chicken in the pot every Sunday.” The classic French dish la poule au pot was said to be created to reflect these sentiments. 70 more words

Living In France

And the adventure continues...


It’s in my current city, although in the city centre rather than in a town a 30 minute bus ride away and it’s in a café/bar. 648 more words

TAPIF: To Do or Not to Do? That is the Question


Congratulations to all who have gotten replies from the TAPIF program! I know the first thing I did when I found out I got in was to google the hell out of it and read every blog I could find. 1,524 more words

Life In Bordeaux