Category Archives: Entertainment

Burns dinner

A couple of weeks late but nevertheless an excellent and fun Robert Burns dinner last night. The haggis and the whiskies tasted fantastic.   Speeches were made according to tradition. Mine can soon be found here in the cloud. Others will … Continue reading

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Star Trek

Enjoying the latest series “Star Trek” Picard on Amazon prime. I have been a fan since it came out in the late 60’s (1966?)

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At the pictures

Went to see 1917 this afternoon. I am not necessarily a fan of war films but this one is very well done, no spectacular special effects (at least not to be seen). It certainly partly reflects what some of the … Continue reading

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I like to be beside the seaside

Went to investigate the “Village de Noël” in Le Barcarès yesterday. What an impressive and kind of weird thing. It only took 1 hour drive to the coast and the beach where the market is built every year. There is … Continue reading

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Saint Vincent

Inscriptions to this annual event in Carcassone are open. As of today Jan 8th, we are 12 attending from our group of friends  I am certainly looking forward to this year’s edition The menu looks good too €40 per head … Continue reading

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Back home

Blue sky back home today and a very mild temperature too. Now I remember why I moved to the south. Things are back to normal. Apéritif in les “Halles” where I found my friends. Followed by a quick snack and … Continue reading

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Pre-Xmas lunch

Excellent idea from our friend Al to organise a pre-Xmas lunch yesterday. A lot of work and preparations went into it. Never easy to cook for over 30 people.

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