• Funny Animal Photos

    The infection I’ve had for a few days has left me feeling like I’ve been hit by a train, so here a few fun animals photos for today. Back to proper blogging tomorrow, all being well! Llamas love rolling Cats like drinking Dogs like sleeping upsidedown Turkeys like pecking Guinea-pigs...


  • FEDAE – Working To Support Auto-Entrepreneurs

    I joined a union today. See, I’m taking my drive to become a French national this year very seriously. I’ve signed up with the FEDAE – Fédération des auto-entrepreneurs. And on a good day since today the federation presented its livre blanc to the government. A livre blanc, literally white...


  • Cheese on Tuesday – Camembert

    I’d meant to talk about Boursin this week, but since I came across this in the sales at the weekend, I decided it had to be Camembert. Isn’t it cool? It’s specially designed with those movable plastic bits inside to conserve your Camembert and help it ripen properly by retaining...


  • Winter

    Winter is here, if only for a few days. (It’s forecast to warm up again towards the end of the week.) It was minus 7 degrees C for the lycée bus run this morning at 6.20 am, brrr! And a lovely crispy walk to school with Rors to Nouzerines an...


  • Water Torture

    Our water bill landed in the post box with a moderate thunk this year, fortunately not as heavy a one as I’d expected. However, we’re still paying €530 euros between the two houses and pool. Of this total, almost half, €220, isn’t actually for water. First up there’s the abonnement...