Life in the Loire after lock-down. 18th May. Day 8 of déconfinement.
I have a lovely complexion apparently. At least that’s what my mother keeps telling me every time we talk on FaceTime. It’s a little bit embarrassing.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 17th May. Day 7 of déconfinement.
It’s a brioche Jim, but not as we know it! Star Trek fans will know what I mean. It’s delicious, it looks great, and there are yummy chewy bits but…
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 16th May. Day 6 of déconfinement.
I had the best night’s sleep last night. Was it due to the fact that I got up at half five yesterday morning? Was it the 6km walk through the vineyards?
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 15th May. Day 5 of déconfinement.
As you know I’ve been extremely slack when it comes to exercise during the lock-down. Despite promising myself I would do something every day,
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 14th May. Day 4 of déconfinement.
We ventured into Tours today for the first time since the lock-down. Two things felt strange, firstly, being together in the car.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 13th May. Day 3 of déconfinement.
Putting together my educational wine notes this morning for the Montdomaine Guided Tasting case. The history & provenance of grape varieties is interesting.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 12th May. Day 2 of déconfinement.
So it’s going well in Paris then. Hundreds of people flocking in the early evening sun last night for an apéro along the banks of the Canal St Martin.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 11th May. Day 1 of déconfinement.
So this is it! We have more freedom as from today. The skies are heavy, it’s cold and it’s raining. Is this nature’s way of telling us to beware?
Life in the Loire on lock-down. 10th May. Day fifty seven.
Apart from some bright flashes of light during the night, the storm didn’t materialise. Maybe today. Déconfinement minus one.
Life in the Loire on lock-down. 9th May. Day fifty six.
Lock-down uniform on. Baguettes are on the agenda this morning. This could be a very big mistake. We will see. They’re a surprise for Nigel.
Life in the Loire on lock-down. 8th May. Day fifty five.
The 8th of May. The day we commemorate 75 years since the end of the Second World War. In normal times there would be a ceremony in Paris.
Life in the Loire on lock-down. 7th May. Day fifty four.
Up early. Tea downstairs in the ‘big red’ (as my dressing gown is affectionately known). Sourdough in the oven. Back upstairs to get dressed.