I survived the first day of this busy week and feel pretty much unscathed. I did forget that it was Monday and failed to get my rubbish out for collection… but apart from that all seems to have gone well. I finished my materials for this afternoon’s training and then made first a gingerbread for Wednesday and followed that up by creating a very nice chicken and mushroom risotto for lunch, then sped off to do my training session. Home just after 6pm, with a list of jobs to do to fix a few gremlins on the web site, then some tea. Since when I have been catching up on reading in readiness for Thursday night’s meeting. And now? Obviously – Blink! I cannot believe that it is half past eight already.
Recently, at the: Crooked House
I really am a poor blogger these days, aren’t I? Sorry. The notion that I would keep a Nature Diary here soon fell by the wayside. A pity, that. Perhaps I will try again next year, The thing is, we packed ourselves up and wandered off in the van again and when we came back we were, for various reasons, at a low ebb. Energy has been lacking and especially the mental variety. I amContinue readingHot, hot, hot
Having chosen to live in France, I try hard to live French. I really do not want to be that Brit – the one that moans how they can’t get such-and such in France or that some-other from the UK is better… Certainly, in my humble Brit opinion, there is so much here that is better than back in Blighty. Bread and butter for one two things, for instance. However, I do have a beef:Continue readingB-B-B-B-B-Bovril
Recent movements of the: Two Snails
We are getting ever closer to our new van. It is supposedly 13 days away. I say “supposedly” because we have been here before and I shall not quickly forget the horrors of last year when Mr Snail had to stay near Paris for several nights after travelling up on the train at 6am and… Continue reading It’s coming…
I was confiding that Heidi’s days with us are numbered, we had picked out our new van and that Mr Snail was taking her to Cognac to get a PX price… Things did not go to plan. Heidi was looking gorgeous, considering her age, and we both agreed that the fact that they had asked… Continue reading Well, that was unexpected…