Category Archives: General blogging

Souvenirs

I am still attempting to digitalise my old photos and to classify all my pics. I just came across some when I was in the army in in the 27eme Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins based in Annecy. That is more … Continue reading

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October

October is upon us. Where did September go? The fact that I spent 2 weeks in Corsica and that within 48 hours of returning 4 friends (who were expected) turned up for the week. As soon as they left, the … Continue reading

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Birthday present

  I am very pleased with my birthday present despite a couple of facts: It is a US (Texas) company. This means I have defaulted on my new commitment to boycott US products. It is Google powered and I HATE … Continue reading

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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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US elections

Here follows an analysis from the Miami Herald Editorial Board I like. And before I am submerged with messages of hate and abuse from the obviously mentally deranged average Trump supporter. I am not Republican and I am not a Democrat … 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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Drink wine day

A US invention National Drink Wine Day is celebrated annually on February 18th. The purpose is to spread the love and health benefits of wine such as reduced risk of heart disease and the enhancement of food and life. I do … Continue reading

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