• Knitting Therapy

    Well, I’m fed up at the moment. My tendonitis/bursitis/what-the-heckitis is back in my shoulder with a vengeance (I mentioned the hay wrestling last time, didn’t I?) and the steroids I’m taking make me feel sick so grumble, grump, moan. I can’t do all the things I should be doing. And...


  • Snow

    We’ve had our first vaguely respectable fall of snow for this winter. Not a great deal by Creuse standards, and sadly – for Rors – nothing like enough to bring the intrepid school buses to a halt. But it’s still snow and we quite like a few days of snow....


  • Dyspraxic But Fantastic

    Dyspraxique Mais Fantastique is the name of a support group I’ve recently joined. It’s taken us eleven and a half years but we’ve finally discovered that Rors is dyspraxic. I hadn’t even heard of dyspraxia before, and quite possibly you hadn’t either. Here’s a definition: Developmental dyspraxia is a chronic...


  • Shouldering On

    Grrrr. I had a bad time with tendonitis in my right shoulder during November and December but a course of anti-inflammatories seemed to sort it out over Christmas. However, a spot of light wrestling with a hay bale two days ago has brought it back. Darn. I don’t like feeling...


  • Save or Spend

    It’s Pièces Jaunes time of year again. Ruadhri’s tirelire (moneybox) arrived in the post yesterday, the day the project launched this year, with his Mon Quotidien. We’ll all put our annoying bits of change into it over the next few weeks and turn it in to the post office before...