• Portia’s Piglets

    I catalogued – or rather pigalogued – Rosie’s piglets recently in this blog, and now here are Portia’s half dozen. They’re all heavier than Rosie’s, by approximately half a kilo, which is probably to be expected given that they’re six as opposed to her eleven. At twenty-fours old they’re playing...


  • Back In Business With Berkshires and a B17 Bomber

    I’m back. Due to this site being jackhammered again and so rendered out of action, poor old Blog in France had to take an enforced break. Mind you, it’s been so hot it’s been hard to muster up blogging energy! So what’s been going on? Well, Portia, our second Berkshire sow, is...


  • Lost in France: Or, Don’t Listen To Your Satnav!

    I’m back from a quick flit up to Paris. Not in my private jet to buy a pair of those €5760 Chanel trousers I told you about in my recent post about mine and Caiti’s recent trip to the City of Light! I know I feel like a footballer’s wife...


  • The Holiday Season – For Some!

    It’s the holidays – well, in theory! Rors has his eight weeks of school-freeness stretching before him, but the rest of us still have our noses to the grindstone. Summer is the busiest time for gite owners and the good weather seems to be making indie authors very productive so my...


  • More Pig Relocations

    We moved the piglets outside today. Rosie has had more than enough of being cooped up in the stable and the babies are all as fat as butter and so it was time to get them in the fresh air. It’s a straightforward but slow process. Step 1. Entice Rosie...