Author Archives: JJS

Reunion (draft)

Day 1 On the way to Brittany. First stop in La Rochelle. Brilliant sunshine. Day 2 Day 3 Île aux Moines Oyster tasting Day 4 Market Day 5 Day 6

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Weekly Post – June 6th 2021

DAILY AND WEEKLY STATISTICS HERE ▫️ INFORMATION The next stage of the deconfinement schedule starts on Wednesday June 9th. Curfew, teleworking, travel… What exactly is changing? □ The curfew shiftedFrom 9 June, the French will be able to enjoy the … Continue reading

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B for Beach

Made it yesterday to Biquet Plage for the 1st time this year. Not the hot weather one would expect at this time of year. The wind however was the more or less usual strong Easterly Wind coming from the sea. … Continue reading

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A couple more

A package was waiting for me at the post office. In it a couple more legendary French cars which ran at the Le Mans 24h race. Bugatti Mirage Renault

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Back from Albi

Had a pleasant drive across the Black Mountains (Montagnes Noires) yesterday after to arrive in Albi late afternoon. A quick heck-in at the hotel and we were off wandering around the old town. A very dark sky but no rain … Continue reading

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Welcome June

June was most likely named for the Roman goddess Juno, patroness of marriage and the well-being of women. Another interpretation says that the name came from the Latin juvenis, “young people,” who were celebrated at this time. JUNE CALENDAR June 5 is World Environment … Continue reading

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Weekly Post – May 30th

DAILY AND WEEKLY STATISTICS HERE ▫️ REGIONAL INFORMATION Thanks to the figures communicated this Saturday 29 May by Santé publique France, here is the outcome of the epidemic in the region, in the Aude and Pyrénées-Orientales. On 29 May, the … Continue reading

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A for Cathedral

It is not difficult to understand why the imposing Cathedral of Albi in the French Occitanie region is probably the most visited cathedral in the world. It has retained all of its splendour and colours over the centuries which is … Continue reading

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M for Sport

I was surprised and fairly happy to see that the BMW car we tested was actually carrying the famous BMW Sport Pack logo. I did not try to unleash the obvious large amount of horse power during the test drive … Continue reading

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Weekly Post – May 23rd

DAILY AND WEEKLY STATISTICS HERE ▫️ VACCINATIONS Stéphane Bancel, the French CEO of Moderna, told the Journal du dimanche about his strategy for fighting Covid-19 in the coming months. On the one hand, he wants to vaccinate teenagers this summer … Continue reading

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