Author Archives: JJS

Back in 1953

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Temporary home office

I have had to move my computer to the dining room table to make room in my normal office where I have cleared up the corner where my in-built desk area will be Tools and wood supplies are ready for … Continue reading

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France Service

DID YOU KNOW? Apply for a vehicle registration document, apply for RSA, fill in your tax return online… Do you need help with an online procedure? Would digital assistance make your life easier? Less than 30 minutes from your home, … Continue reading

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Weekly Post – April 17th

▫️ DAILY AND WEEKLY STATISTICS HERE . ▫️ Incidence and positivity rates increased this week in the Aude. Hospitalizations in very slight decrease. “The epidemic situation is stabilising at a high plateau in the Aude”, according to the department’s prefecture … Continue reading

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Progress on Carnot

Here follows a few photos taken this afternoon Place Carnot (Carcassonne). I would estimate the work is 75% complete. One has now a very good impression of what it will look like when the renovation is finished. 🚧 🚧 🚧

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More books to read

Walked into town this afternoon to get a couple of books on my wanted list. Although Marseille is in my heart, I was born in Paris Note from the author Paris, my city, I have seen it change at the … Continue reading

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Not quite humpty-bump

Still going through old photos. This one was taken during a short flight on a Jumbo Jet from Air China on my way home to Shanghai from Beijing. This particular flight was one of the bumpiest one I ever had … Continue reading

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A swarm of bee-like insects

Not too sure what these insects are. It is not a wasp, it is not a bee, at least I do not think it is. The problem is that there is a large swarm of them on the roof of … Continue reading

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Turtle outing

First time out this year and it was worth it after the winter break. All within the 10km allowed radius, of course.

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Hike – Sentier des Capitelles

We returned to Conques sur Orbiel yesterday which is within the 10km radius permitted limit during this 3rd confinement phase. We decided to do the blue circuit followed by the green circuit both of which I must say I extremely … Continue reading

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