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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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Welcome May

Some events during the month A couple of favorites of mine on May 15th & May 23rd 🔸 1st May 2021 – May Day May Day is an ancient spring festival, traditionally celebrated with maypole dancing. 🔸 3rd May 2021 – May … Continue reading

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Welcome March

The word “March” comes from the Roman “Martius”. This was originally the first month of the Roman calendar and was named after Mars, the god of war. We changed to the “New Style” or “Gregorian” calendar in 1752 and it … Continue reading

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Fall is here

Broke my confinement to attend a scheduled meeting at the local Health Authorities office in order to help help a friend through the maze of the French administration. I have to add they are very friendly and helpful and I … Continue reading

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Blues time

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Welcome October

September flew by because quite a few trips and activities were planned. It felt good after the past few months of confinement and de-confinement. October is not starting too well. The long planned friends’ reunion in Brittany has been canceled … 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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Welcome July

June like other months this year simply flew by. One explanation could be that it was the month de-confinement started and we were allowed to go out without having to produce an exemption certificate. Bars and restaurants re-opened as well. … Continue reading

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Welcome May

April has certainly been a long “confinement” month and hopefully May will bring some good news and a more relaxed lock-down. Obviously all planned trips and holidays for the month have been cancelled. The highlight would have been a trip … Continue reading

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Welcome April

March was kind of a weird month and I do not think April will be much better. We are stuck inside for the 1st half of it and it is very likely the second half will be similar. As far … Continue reading

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