Monthly Archives: August 2020

Last time?

From one day to the next everything changes. It is not official, but summer has ended. The tourists are jamming the roads on their way back home and to start work in 2 days time. This leaves the beaches to … Continue reading

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August 29th 2020

Day 163 – 76th day of de-confinement phase III Saturday And the numbers are going up and up. The number of new cases was over 7.300 during the past 24 hours in France. The number of hospitalisations is still showing … Continue reading

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A day at the beach

This has been a regular more or less weekly feature this summer. Spend a day at the beach mid-week. The coast being no more than an hour away, it is a real treat. We have been choosing the beaches according … Continue reading

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August 22nd 2020

Day 156 – 69th day of de-confinement phase III With 4775 new cases over the past 24 hours, we are getting back to similar numbers we experienced in April. Despite the large increases of cases in Europe and other parts … Continue reading

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Classic cars

Another event cancelled for 2020. I had planned to attend for the 1st time in Angoulême. In fact 3 of us were planning a reunion and a few days away. We had also planned to go first to Biarritz. Maybe … Continue reading

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Fossil

Not my lucky month. A few weeks after the guarantee ran out my Fossil watch is not behaving. I kind of knew that buying an American product made in China and powered by Google had all the chances of going … Continue reading

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Saissac

A few kilometers away from home, there are quite a few interesting old villages and small towns. Many have chateaux and castles. Today we went to Saissac near Montelieu. The chateau, what is left of it, has quite a history … Continue reading

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August 15th 2020

Day 149 – 62nd day of de-confinement phase III Saturday Another Bank Holiday in France. Most shops and markets are open nevertheless. August 15th is as a rule a very bad day to travel anywhere as it marks the end … Continue reading

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46 years

Photo taken this week 46 years to the day of the day we met in this town

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Second home

I’ll never get tired of this regenerating view.

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