Tagged with "Loire valley life"
Lock-down take 2. Day 38. 6th December 2020.
I try to be generous with my mince pies, spreading the British cheer around me here in France (much to the bafflement of the French).
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…
Life in the Loire after lock-down. Weekly update. 25th October 2020.
I returned from the UK on Monday night and since then it’s been a week of administration punctuated by a couple of days of pure indulgence.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. Weekly update. 23rd August 2020.
We’re off! Harvest has started in the Loire and the grapes are coming in. The earliest harvest in living memory for many.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. Weekly update 19th July 2020.
Kettle on, tea made, I open the door to let the cat in and what do I see? Two kittens playing on the grass. Two, no three, no four, no five.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 11th June. Day 32 of déconfinement.
Big day today. It’s five months since I last had my hair cut and today’s the day. Looking forward to being pampered just a little
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 5th June. Day 26 of déconfinement.
The bad news this morning is that I can’t bend down far enough to put my socks on. The good news is – I don’t have a headache. Hooray!
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 4th June. Day 25 of déconfinement.
Lightening flashes illuminated the sky throughout the night. We lay in bed waiting for the storm to come but it never did.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 26th May. Day 16 of déconfinement.
Those wretched squirrels are still at it in the attic. We spent a couple of hours lying awake last night alongside the cat, all three of us looking up.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 24th May. Day 14 of déconfinement.
After the trauma of being breathalysed last night I woke up bright and early and enjoyed an hour listening to the birds with a large cup of tea.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 23rd May. Day 13 of déconfinement.
Soft persistent rain woke me up this morning. That and the blackbird singing, perched in his usual spot on the aerial of our neighour’s house.
Life in the Loire after lock-down. 19th May. Day 9 of déconfinement.
Bad news from the UK. The vineyard where Nigel worked before we moved to France suffered terrible frost damage a few nights ago. 90-100% damage.