Monthly Archives: October 2018

Rotary action time

Following the recent floods, we have been quite busy in the past 2 weeks collecting donations and distributing them where they are needed in town and around the villages which were hit a lot. Today was a bit special. We … Continue reading

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Does anyone remember those? I am not sure it was available in other countries other than France. Anyway it brings back good and fond memories.  

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2nd chance

Today, October 27th, marks the 7th anniversary of my heart attack. It was a close affair and thanks to the efficiency of my youngest son, the paramedics and of course the doctors at the hospital I can live today to … Continue reading

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Route du Rhum

Not long to go, November 4th a record number of participants, 124 in fact, will depart from Saint Malo direction Pointe-à-Pitre.   There are 6 categories : 6 Ultimes 21 Imocas 6 Multi50 52 Class40 17 Rhum Mono 21 Rhum … Continue reading

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Since I met and had a chat with the man the other day, I guess I should read his book. I’ll make the most of this autumn brilliant weather and sit outside for the first few chapters.

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I was lucky enough to spend more time in Marseille last week. A too short 36 hours visit mind you. The objective was to meet up with friends for a nice lunch of bouillabaisse and have a good natter.   … Continue reading

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I have spent a couple of hours last evening “un-following” anything to do with the news from the US. I cannot stand this vile bullshit anymore. It does not matter if it is Dems or Rep. I am now starting … Continue reading

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Flights are booked and therefore I shall be in the Hannover area second week of December. Xmas shopping will be in order I guess.

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I am still attempting to digitalise my old photos and to classify all my pics. I just came across some when I was in the army in in the 27eme Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins based in Annecy. That is more … Continue reading

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October is upon us. Where did September go? The fact that I spent 2 weeks in Corsica and that within 48 hours of returning 4 friends (who were expected) turned up for the week. As soon as they left, the … Continue reading

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