• 12.12.12 Blog Hop Fun

    Welcome to the 12.12.12 Blog Hop! Please visit as many the blogs taking part as you can. They’re many and varied and there are some freebies to be had too. Happy hopping on this interesting day, the last time we get this type of pattern of numbers till 1st January...


  • Nouzerines Marché de Noël

    Christmas is well and truly on its way now that Marché de Noël season is here. Our local village of Nouzerines had its marché today. As usual there was a small service autour de la crèche (around the creche) in our wonderful old, but very cold, church, St Clair’s. The...


  • Beautiful Boussac Castle

    Today has been freezing cold, damp and totally dismal – just as it always is for the Téléthon. The Téléthon is an annual fundraising event here in France, scheduled rather bizarrely for early December. It would be so much more fun in the warm sunshine of summer! We go along...


  • Logging Blog And Wacky Warning Signs!

    Yesterday lunchtime found Chris, me and Nessie, on a geocache prospecting hunt to find some interesting places to leave our own caches in. The ideal geocaching trip, as far as we’re concerned, is one that involves a good walk along some trails amidst pleasant scenery as well as finding the...


  • Croc Monsieur: Meet Adam Ruck, The Man Who Cycles in Crocs!

    It’s amazing who you meet on Twitter. Through my @llamamum account, I happened across Adam Ruck, author of France on Two Wheels. As a keen cyclist, I’m always interested to find out about fellow cyclists so I contacted Adam and asked if he’d write a guest post for me. And...