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Continuous problems with the Abbott Freestyle Libre (glucose monitoring system) as I have already reported. There is a pattern developing which I am monitoring. It appears that after 10 days out of the 14 the sensor should last, and when … Continue reading

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Day 1 Very pleasant drive from Carcassone to Marseille. Just over two and a half hours. Arrived just in time for lunch. Found a nice restaurant au Vallon des Auffes     It took a while to board the ship. … Continue reading

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It is indeed a privilege to live in a country with such a cheese cult. The variety is simply stunning. In the past few weeks, I have been rediscovering a couple of my earlier favorites. Epoisses So creamy and tasty. … Continue reading

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Volvo Ocean Race – The finish

What a thrilling and tight finish. As I write this, the Dongfeng boat has just crossed the finishing line. The rest of the fleet is literally a few meters away. This means that Dongfeng is the overall winner of the … Continue reading

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Protected: Pirate festival – May 2019

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Making the most of it

Last day in Germany today. Making the most of the brilliant sunshine we have enjoyed all week. Quite an unusual weather pattern. In the meantime weather reports from the south of France show torrential rain and thunderstorms. I’ll try and … Continue reading

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Je trouve ça pas si mal…

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