• April Sunrise

    I took a rather lovely photo yesterday morning. April sunrise over one of our lakes.


  • English Teaching and French Editions

    You’ll remember I’ve been bemoaning the lack of an English teacher for Ruadhri’s class for about seven weeks now. Last night was time for the termly parent teacher meetings so I voiced my concern to Rors’ prof principal (form teacher). I mentioned that, obviously, I was English and also that...


  • An Un-Eastery Easter

    It’s a bit of a non-Eastery Easter this year. It’s the middle of term here in Limousin so the kids only get Easter Monday off as holiday. Caiti is down in Bordeaux since her spring holiday doesn’t start for another five weeks! Both the boys are sick but Rors felt...


  • Postcrossing

    I mentioned that I’d signed up with Postcrossing.com recently. The site describes itself thus: ‘Send a postcard and receive a postcard back from a random person in the world.’ Well, as a random person I’ve been sending postcards, and receiving them. I’ve had  four this week and it’s been a...


  • Paris Salon du Livre

    Yesterday I had a work-related day out. I went to the Salon du Livre in Paris. It was a flying visit to the City of Light – there and back in a day. It was a bit of a palaver but doable. First off I drove for slightly over an...