• Photos To Cheer You Up

    I know, it’s Sunday night. At least we haven’t got a 5.30 am start tomorrow as Caits is at home revising next week, but it’s still Monday tomorrow and nobody likes Mondays. So, to cheer you up, some photos. There’s nothing like someone else’s misfortune to make you smile. Here’s...


  • Dem Bones: More Skeletons And Journées Archéologie 2012

    I’ve found out some more about the archaeological digging/diggering that has been going on at Nouzerines. It’s now finished. The piles of broken bones and bowls have been bulldozed back into place and now we just need a few spots of fresh tarmac. More discoveries were made before they stopped...


  • Archaeological Digger In Nouzerines (And No, I Don’t Mean Dig)

    There’s an archaeological excavation going on around Nouzerines church at the moment. Or should I say an archaeological devastation, since it appears that it’s being carried out mainly by a digger. See the digger? I had no idea this dig was in the offing. I seem to be rather out...


  • Hello Kitty or Hell-No Kitty?

    Treacle, our pretty, fluffy cat with a wonky tail, has been back to the vet’s. Some animals are very cheap to run, remaining steadfastly healthy all their lives. Others aren’t, and Treacle comes into the latter category. Since Chris found her and her three brothers as tiny, shivering bundles in...


  • Bees, Buns and Berkshires

    There are very few boring days at Les Fragnes, and today certainly wasn’t one of them. First up the bees. Actually, it was just a solitary bee’s nest. But it’s where it was that was significant. And that was? Yes, it was on my coat. I haven’t worn that fishing...