Monthly Archives: August 2022

Comic books yet again

I guess it is a seasonal pastime of mine and namely catch up with my comic books. I am currently hooked on Largo Winch and just purchased and read the 6th volume (In fact today, a couple of days later … Continue reading

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Web space

I have only just realised that included in my telephone and internet contract I have 6 Go available for a web page. This is coming very handy and this is where I shall report my forthcoming 2023 trip to Polynesia. … Continue reading

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Vallon des Auffes

I shall be in Marseille in a couple of weeks or so, something to seriously look forward to. I have already reserved a lunch „Chez Pierrot“ au Vallon des Auffes. Something to look forward to.

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Another beach day

Got to make the most of it Leucate Plage Most important however is the forthcoming lunch. Which turned out to be excellent. Followed by the obligatory nap facing Spain Am already booked here again in a couple of days

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An Afterwork at the winery

Another excellent report from Bob… Shame I am in an abstinance mood at the moment. A visit to the Comptoir de la Cité would be good right now and it is only a 10 minutes walk from home. During the … Continue reading

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This year’s Global Bicycle Index looked at 90 cities around the world and ranked them based on loads of factors, from bike lanes and rates of bike theft to the number of days of ‘cyclable’ weather per year. I am … Continue reading

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MORE AGREED STAY in HOSPITAL I am back in for the 4th consecutive visit in so many weeks. I have been here 90 minutes and although I have a room, the usual one, so far no one has been here … Continue reading

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A mere 130km from home and not too far from the border with Spain lies the little Catalan village of Ortaffa. This is where my dear cousin Dominique moved to a couple of weeks ago. An ideal opportunity for us … Continue reading

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Room 1012

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The hazelnut season has started in our part of of the world. How nice to see fresh hazelnuts for sale at the market this morning. Of course I had to purchase a kilo.

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