Tag Archives: France

September 12th 2020

Day 177 – 1st day of de-confinement phase IV We are entering a new phase in France for the fight against the Coronavirus. The Prime Minister Jean Castex made a speech yesterday afternoon to announce some new measures which turned … Continue reading

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September 5th 2020

Day 170 – 83rd day of de-confinement phase III Wednesday Spent the past 8 days in Germany for to visit family and friends. I was not really in a position or had free time to work on my blog post. … Continue reading

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August 29th 2020

Day 163 – 76th day of de-confinement phase III Saturday And the numbers are going up and up. The number of new cases was over 7.300 during the past 24 hours in France. The number of hospitalisations is still showing … Continue reading

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A day at the beach

This has been a regular more or less weekly feature this summer. Spend a day at the beach mid-week. The coast being no more than an hour away, it is a real treat. We have been choosing the beaches according … Continue reading

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August 22nd 2020

Day 156 – 69th day of de-confinement phase III With 4775 new cases over the past 24 hours, we are getting back to similar numbers we experienced in April. Despite the large increases of cases in Europe and other parts … Continue reading

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August 15th 2020

Day 149 – 62nd day of de-confinement phase III Saturday Another Bank Holiday in France. Most shops and markets are open nevertheless. August 15th is as a rule a very bad day to travel anywhere as it marks the end … Continue reading

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August 8th 2020

Day 142 – 55th day of de-confinement phase III Saturday Away for a few days to enjoy the other side of the South of France on the Côte d’Azur and taking the opportunity to visit friends and family. ✦✦✦✦✦ Despite … Continue reading

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August 1st 2020

Day 135 – 48th day of de-confinement phase III Saturday The coronavirus seems to be accelerating in countries across the world with Australia the latest to announce a record number of daily cases (723 on 29/07). The world’s two worst-affected … Continue reading

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July 25th 2020

Day 128 – 41 st day of de-confinement phase III Saturday My 8th week without drinking any alcohol is about to end. I have already decided to extend the exercise by another 1 to 2 weeks. For the time being, … Continue reading

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July 18th 2020

Day 121 – 34 th day of de-confinement phase III Saturday The situation currently in Occitanie and our “departement Aude” is calm enough (see statistics). There is even a slight reduction of hospitalised people since last week. This is not … Continue reading

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