Author Archives: JJS

A few days away

We were invited to a party in Six Fours les Plages in the Var departement and decided to take a few days off from the daily routine. Day 1 The destination Marseille which is only a 3 hours drive away. … Continue reading

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The Cité at night

I have walked alone through the Cité a couple of times on my way home after a dinner party. Nothing to fear but mildly eery in places.

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Très déçu – Extremely disappointed

🇫🇷 Depuis des mois, j’avais envie d’essayer le nouveau “Restaurant des Ollieux” au Château Ollieux Romanis. C’est d’ailleurs l’un de mes vignobles préférés et j’achète régulièrement du vin directement au Château. Pour faire court et après avoir vendu l’idée à … Continue reading

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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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