We are starting to echo…

Today was the big day, when all of our furniture went. We were up early to dismantle the bed and the wardrobe and office storage soon followed. The kitchen chairs left this afternoon. Dinner was takeaway fish and chips, eaten from a makedo picnic set fashioned from two 64 litre plastic crates for chairs and one 84 litre crate as the table.

The last of the furniture has just gone and now it is time for a well deserved bath, then off to bed in the van.

You may consider this the first night of the rest of our lives.

Recently, at the: Crooked House

Hot, hot, hot

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

B-B-B-B-B-Bovril

B-B-B-B-B-Bovril

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

It’s coming…

It’s coming…

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…

Well, that was unexpected…

Well, that was unexpected…

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…

2 Comments

  1. J J Ross
    August 9, 2017
    Reply

    I’m smiling for you.
    Have a wonderful time.
    Looking forward to reading about your travels.x

  2. Margaret Haddow
    August 9, 2017
    Reply

    So envious of your big adventure. Look forward to your travel posts.

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