Author Archives: JJS

Classic cars

Another event cancelled for 2020. I had planned to attend for the 1st time in Angoulême. In fact 3 of us were planning a reunion and a few days away. We had also planned to go first to Biarritz. Maybe … Continue reading

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Fossil

Not my lucky month. A few weeks after the guarantee ran out my Fossil watch is not behaving. I kind of knew that buying an American product made in China and powered by Google had all the chances of going … Continue reading

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Saissac

A few kilometers away from home, there are quite a few interesting old villages and small towns. Many have chateaux and castles. Today we went to Saissac near Montelieu. The chateau, what is left of it, has quite a history … Continue reading

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August 15th 2020

Day 149 – 62nd day of de-confinement phase III Saturday Another Bank Holiday in France. Most shops and markets are open nevertheless. August 15th is as a rule a very bad day to travel anywhere as it marks the end … Continue reading

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46 years

Photo taken this week 46 years to the day of the day we met in this town

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Second home

I’ll never get tired of this regenerating view.

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August 8th 2020

Day 142 – 55th day of de-confinement phase III Saturday Away for a few days to enjoy the other side of the South of France on the Côte d’Azur and taking the opportunity to visit friends and family. ✦✦✦✦✦ Despite … Continue reading

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August 1st 2020

Day 135 – 48th day of de-confinement phase III Saturday The coronavirus seems to be accelerating in countries across the world with Australia the latest to announce a record number of daily cases (723 on 29/07). The world’s two worst-affected … Continue reading

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New month

July, like all other months so far this year, flew by. Quite a few things and outings which were planned had to be cancelled due to the virus. But since the lockdown ended we were able to meet up with … Continue reading

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8 weeks and counting

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