Avoir du pain sur la planche

Althou we are across the water, am happy Mr Macron is France’s new President and hope he will get good guidance and support to run his beautiful country. Vive la France! A little worried about new speeding fines for British drivers in France – no more speeding to catch the ferry. Clueless  what the speed […]

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across the sea

Driving back as close to the sea as we could on saturday, fleetingly unexpectedly we noticed north of Etaples on a gentle slope surrounded by pine trees and overlooking the english channel, the shining white whistful rows and rows of well kept marble, innocence bravely lost in two crazy wars.  

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Sand Castles and Cherrys

Unexpected lovely weekend, day trip to France thru the tunnel, although delays – not too bad – then croissants, visit to very small chocolate factory, crepes, beautiful french countryside and medieval towns on hill tops and always somehow find our way back to the sandy beach at Wissant where there always seems to be low […]

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Happiest moments (so far)

asked both my mum and dad what was the happiest moment of their lives so far and they both said when they met each other, sort of suspected this – but think its really sweet for me, its lots of moments – these are some having my son, passing driving test (after 4 goes), getting […]

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