Category Archives: Diary

Grey Saturday

A fairly grey Saturday yesterday in Carcassonne but that did not stop us going about the usual routine of going through the market late morning followed by the inevitable visit to Café Saillant for apéritif and meet up with friends. … Continue reading

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Walk around town

Brilliant sunshine and clear blue sky today, fairly mild temperature as long as you are in the sun. An ideal setting to clear the cobwebs from the evening before via a long walk around town. Not too many people around … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

And a Happy New Decade 2019 Was a fairly busy and generally good year. If you follow the blog, you are aware of this. 2020 Looks even busier. I have highlighted the main vacation plans in a previous post. Some … Continue reading

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Winter is upon us

Winter has arrived for those of us living in the Northern Hemisphere. The good news is that as of today, days are getting longer and we are on the way to summer. The bad news is that we have to … Continue reading

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Hello December

One of the best thing in December is that 3 weeks from now the days will start to get longer and we shall be moving towards summer. December is going to be quite busy of course with visitors coming, Xmas … Continue reading

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Hello November

The new month arrived once again at a fairly quick pace. October turned out to be the month of visitors and reunions which resulted in a fair amount of excesses.   At he beginning of the month, we had the … Continue reading

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Toodle pip September

At the time of writing the temperature outside is in the high 20s centigrade, it is noticeably cooler at night which allows for better sleep. Autumn arrived on time during the last third of the month of September but by … Continue reading

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August

Once again, where did the month go? On the other hand we had many things on our hands. Thursday August 1st   Last day here for our visitors so why not go out for dinner at one of my favorite … Continue reading

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July is over

Yet again a month flew by I have to admit there was plenty going on not to forgot a very hot weather (canicule) most of the time which appart from the slightly uncomfortable nights made for great days by the … Continue reading

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June has arrived

I often consider June as the best month of the year. Going back in time, it was the end of the school year and the beginning of the 3 months summer holidays. The end of school usually coincided with my … Continue reading

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