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2021 highlights

Greetings and salutations, dear reader! After a record-breaking year of radio silence, I have been drawn out of hibernation by popular demand (of one aunt). I am alive and well, just busy with not much time to write about what... Continue Reading →

2020, continued

Would it be the last week of December without a long overdue attempt to catch up on everything of mild interest since the last blog post? I think not! So without further ado... SUMMER August in France = summer, and... Continue Reading →

December debrief

Running round like a headless chicken, with a million things to do and time running out, must be time to ignore all my responsibilities and write a life update! September September was pretty unremarkable, marked mostly by getting back into... Continue Reading →

Summer

Where were we? June Not quite on holiday yet, but not working a whole lot either, June was a month of long weekends. The longest of which was five days in La Flèche to visit friends I had befriended on... Continue Reading →

Spring

Well... Always striving to reach new heights, I have outdone myself by failing to write for a solid five months and thus eclipsing an entire season (and beyond). Winter Winter came to an end with a hiss and a roar... Continue Reading →

December – January

Happy new year les amis! Time to catch up... December December kicked off, as every year, with the Fête des Lumières. I think I preferred it to last year. While it's always the same kind of offering, there were a couple... Continue Reading →

La rentrée

La rentrée is such a handy term in French. It means, by default, the return to school after the summer holidays, thereafter any return to school after any holiday, or indeed any return to anything. So I had my rentrée... Continue Reading →

June – July

Picking up right where the last post left off, as we were coming back from Annecy I got a message from a friend asking if I was still in Lyon, as he 'might' be passing through 'very soon' on his... Continue Reading →

April – May

Where my last blog post left off it was Easter and the beginning of two weeks of school holidays. The first week I was shockingly well disciplined and in what I think is a first in my life actually managed... Continue Reading →

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