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Only in France…

… would you find a middle aged straight man on a public beach… wearing a thong. The person on his left is female (and presumably his wife). This Frenchman had a cigar which I thought quite fun. He was on … Continue reading

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Letting in the light

When we arrived at the house in France it was all shuttered up. The smell was slightly musty. We threw open the shutters throughout the house and let in the cool mountain breeze. At night, I would close the shutters … Continue reading

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En France

Got back from a week in the south of France this evening. Enjoyed it. Good break away. Not looking forward to work tomorrow… Lots of photos and we did a lot of things. Driving in the mountains, cooking (we were … Continue reading

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The amber nectar

This is a drink I was put on earth to covet – French pastis. Now, as the UK heatwave protracts, I’m drinking this – one of my most favourite drinks – a lot. I adore the fact you don’t need … Continue reading

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I know what you did last summer

Those stranded domiciled on this tricky isle will well remember the quite awful summer we had last year. Truly it was a travesty. What unnerves me is reading that the ‘average’ temperature in the UK is just 9c. Single digits?! … Continue reading

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