Category Archives: Places

First snow

The first snow on the Pyrennees as seen from the beach in Gruissan. It certainly gives a totally different look and feel of the place.

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Les Fripouilles en Vadrouille

La Rochelle Just came back from La Rochelle where I went to spend a couple of days with my “best mates”. We chose La Rochelle because it was more or less an equidistant point from where we each live. The … Continue reading

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Holiday plan 2020

Holidays / Escapades / Day Trips One or two things are booked already but most of the plan is simply a plan at this stage. I shall obviously not divulge for safety reasons when each trip is planned. So here … Continue reading

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Souvenir 2002

Summer in Calpe (Spain). This photo brings back a few memories of 17 years ago in July 2002. I just realised I still wear that shirt. It must be good quality.

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Autumn shopping

On the way back from Toulouse airport yesterday we stopped at the Outlet Shops Village in Nailloux. It is located off the motorway and hardly a detour for us. We probably hit the place a couple of times a year. … Continue reading

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Rugby really?

A group of UK friends, all rugby mad, have been spending the past few weeks in a rented accomodation in Collioures by the seaside. They decided to take the opportunity andcome here to Carcassonne for a couple of days. I … 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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