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Escapade to Lyon & surroundings

Day 1 On the spur on the moment a couple of weeks ago I decided to attend the classic car show in Lyon known as epoqu‘auto. I immediately wrote to my friends from the old gang – La Bande – … Continue reading

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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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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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Anniversary

By the way, yesterday was the 3 year anniversary of our move to Carcassonne in France. It has been a good 3 years. No regrets.  

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Retromobile

If there is no strike I shall be in the train approaching Paris at this time in 48 hours. I am currently planning what to do apart from the Retromobile exhibition itself. Some shopping for sure and there must be … Continue reading

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Robert Burns

Tonight is Robert Burns night. Due to the chaos generated by the local floods earlier this week, the Burns dinner party we were supposed to take part in has been postponed for a couple of weeks or so. I suppose … Continue reading

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恭贺新禧

New moon Happy New Year of the Rat to all my Chinese friends  

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Saint Vincent Feast

Life in Carcassonne   The big day arrived yesterday. The weather was a bit warmer than last year on the same day which meant that the procession starting on time at 10:15am place Gambetta could proceed through town in a … Continue reading

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Fête de la St Vincent

We shall be taking part again this year and it is in 3 days only I hear it is fully booked

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