• Getting High on New Year’s Day

    We’d hoped to climb a volcano as an interesting way of seeing in the New Year but the weather conspired against us so we settled for a trip to the panoramic tower at Toulx St Croix. As it was we nearly got blown away there. Chris and I climbed the...


  • No More Gobbling

    No, I’m not talking healthy New Year’s Resolutions. I don’t go for those! I’m talking turkey gobbles. Today we ‘processed’ our last two turkeys so there will be no more gobbling on the farm until late April when I buy in the next batch. However, I’m thinking of getting in...


  • Crafty Christmas

    It’s been quite a crafty Christmas. I love making and doing but haven’t been able to find much time for that lately for all sorts of reasons. But I’ve been making more effort lately to do the creative things I enjoy so much. Priorities, and all that. I mentioned I’d...


  • Culan Castle, Viaducts and Child Restraints

    We haven’t done a lot of geocaching this year, but have managed to fit in two nice geo-outings during the Christmas holidays. On Monday, having seen that storms were heading our way on Christmas Eve, which is when we usually go for a family walk, we headed off to Etang...


  • SNCF Strikes Again And A Wolf On The Loose

    You know what I said about Caiti and trains a week ago? Well, her jinx continues. Having gone back to do her exams, she was heading home again yesterday. She got up at 5 in order to catch her train at 7. And if you know Caiti, you will appreciate...