Monthly Archives: September 2019

Reassuring

Received this sms from the UK pension office. Good of them to let me know.

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Au naturel

I have been tasting a fair amount of new wines since I live in this new region (Occitanie) in France. I switched a while ago and whenever possible to Bio Wine, however I went for a wine tasting event very … Continue reading

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Cocoa & Grapes

We had the opportunity last week to take part in a discovery tour “Cocoa & Grapes” organised and run by our friend Brent.   Brent demonstrated his vast knowledge of the area and the town of Carcassonne but also his … Continue reading

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Retro Mobile 2020

Working on my 2020 agenda and it looks like I shall be in Paris and area in February to go to “Retro Mobile”. Looking forward to that since I am going to meet up with a couple of friends.   … Continue reading

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36 hours in Pau

Our friends C&J from the UK were visiting us in Carcassonne last week. They had planned after that to go to Pamplona in Spain via Pau before heading to Biarritz to take a flight home. We decided we would accompany … Continue reading

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24h in 2020

For a few reasons I shall not go to the Le Mans 24h next year in June. I am not impressed with the current cars in particular LMP1 & LMP2 with little innovation in the past few years. I shall … Continue reading

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Bucket list

One of my ambitions is to visit as many as possible French territories or colonies past and present. It is as good a way to travel completely round the world. I have been to: Berlin / French quarter – Canada / Quebec – Guadeloupe … Continue reading

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