Category Archives: France

A year ago

A year ago today was my first day as a retired person. I have enjoyed every moment of it so far. Rare and far apart are the moments when I think about about work. Usually a nightmare in fact. I … Continue reading

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Interesting Facts (in French)

Did you know? (Number 34 is good) 45 faits étonnants sur la France que vous ignoriez peut-être !!! 1. Le mot «France» vient des Francs, peuple germanique dont le nom est lui-même tiré du francique «frank», qui signifie «libre» 2. … Continue reading

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Swimming pool – Part 2

The construction company who returned to work today after the obligatory 1 month holiday in France informs me that they had already started on the work needed around the pool to finish it off. Great news. They have sent me … Continue reading

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