Monthly Archives: September 2020

Diet II

I tried to loose weight this summer without any success. So here we go again, maybe autumn will be more successful. Like last time, it of course means no alcohol of any kind, no carbs and some physical exercise. Stay … Continue reading

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Another cancellation

La Bande chez les Bretons Yearly reunion After our reunion last year in Montélimar, J&P kindly offered to host this year‘s event in Brittany where they recently moved to. Unfortunately due to COVID-19 we had to cancel the whole event … Continue reading

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September 26th 2020

Day 191 – 15 th day of de-confinement phase IV in France Since 23 September, the departments have been classified into 5 categories: Departments in the Green ZoneDepartments in the Alert zoneDepartments in the Enhanced Alert ZoneDepartments in Maximum Alert … Continue reading

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We went to school together and despite our very different paths in our working life, we have remained best friends. We manage to meet 2 or 3 times a year. This one was taken a week ago (September 2020) in … Continue reading

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Fossil IV

Following the recent exchanges with Fossil, they were very quick sending the new replacement and upgraded watch which arrived safely a couple of days ago. One little snag which I understand is that the wrist band is far too big. … Continue reading

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Les fripouilles en vadrouille (II)

Biarritz The rascals Last year we met in La Rochelle. We decided there and then that it could be a yearly event. We decided on Biarritz in the South West of the country. Two out of the three do not … Continue reading

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Samsung quality II

Further to my previous post a couple of months ago as well as a few polite exchanges of of information with Samsung’s head office in France, I have received an email this morning which basically says” Following the response received … Continue reading

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September 21st 2020

Day 186 – 10th day of de-confinement phase IV Monday France recorded a new daily record of coronavirus contamination cases on Friday, with 13,215 new cases diagnosed in 24 hours, or 428,696 cases since the beginning of the epidemic, according … Continue reading

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Bon weekend from Annecy

I hope that you and yours are well. I’ve been in Annecy and the Annecy Mountains for the last week or so and I have to tell you – it is gorgeous. … Bon weekend from Annecy

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Le chemin des vignerons

Le chemin des vignerons, also known as le sentier des vignerons, translates as the wine growers trail. It is a hiking trail around the vignobles of … Le chemin des vignerons

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