Lock-down take 2. Day 13. 11th November 2020.
Remembrance Day. Originally called Armistice Day to commemorate the armistice agreement signed at 11 o’clock on the 11th of November.
Lock-down take 2. Day 12. 10th November.
Busy researching the availability of Loire wines here and in the UK this morning for an Insta Live in partnership with @pursuitofgrapeness.
Lock-down take 2. Day 11. 9th November 2020.
So – it seems we have another addition to our cat fraternity. ‘Tigger’, as we have named him, seems determined to get in on the action.
Domaine d’Orfeuilles – Silex d’Orfeuilles 2018
A relatively new wine to us this is a lovely Vouvray that you should look out for. Some of Domaine d’Orfeuille’s wines are available in the US.
Lock-down take 2. Day 10. 8th November.
Remembrance Sunday. The day in the UK when there is a ceremony at the Cenotaph in Whitehall to remember all those who fought.
Lock-down take 2. Day 9. 7th November.
Woke up with a thundering headache this morning. That’ll be the sulphites in the wine you drank last night then! No! It won’t be that but…
Lock-down take 2. Day 8. 6th November 2020.
Up in good time today. It’s market day and it’s a while since I’ve been. Too long in fact. Chatting to Louisa last night spurred me on.
Lock-down take 2. Day 7. 5th November 2020.
Remember remember the 5th of November. Gunpowder, treason and plot. Bonfire night is what we used to call it when I was young.
Lock-down take 2. Day 6. 4th November 2020.
Well would you know it. We woke up this morning to a sharp frost. The first of the season.
Lock-down take 2. Day 5. 3rd November 2020.
So, today’s the day my friends in the US. Election day. I hope for two things. Firstly, that people will go out and vote.
Lock-down take 2. Day 4. 2nd November.
Following the outcry from independent shop owners around France, Jean Castex announced new measures last last night.
Lock-down take 2. Day 3. 1st November.
Pinch punch, the first of the month. Happy November! It rained all night and I woke up at 4am hearing strange noises downstairs.