Category Archives: Blogging and bits

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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Nuts

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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Keep on pumping

If you grew up in France, you would be very familiar with the Shadoks‘ world. This cartoon was on TV about 50 years ago on a daily basis and delighted children and adults alike. The Shadoks‘ philosophy was to keep … Continue reading

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Market or coffee?

That is the question Another hot day coming up

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La Fête Nationale aka Bastille Day

Originally posted on Let's Live In France:
There’s a link in the right hand column on this page to a 5-minute video that condenses the half-hour fireworks display over the medieval walled Cité of Carcassonne on July 14, 2016.…

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Truffles! — Taste of France

Nice blog entry I found for those who like truffles The winter truffle markets are the place to get a real taste of France. Truffles! — Taste of France

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Cochonou

I mentioned in a post a couple of days ago something about Cochonou and what it represents for the Tour de France. In the meantime I found an article from a journalist “Nicolas Boussu” which says a lot more and … Continue reading

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Blog followers

My blog’s statistics of today. It is actually very similar every day with most hits coming, unsurprisingly, from France. Obviously I am not going through to China. Weird is that I have very few hits from anywhere in South America … Continue reading

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Good one

Another very good post in the blog from my friends Bob & Bill

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Strohwitwe(r)

Literally translated from German meaning Straw Widow it is a widely used expression to describe a person whose partner has gone away for a few days. Looking at origins, there was a similar expression used in England as early as … Continue reading

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