Back to School

2 September and its back to school for the Children, which seems odd as this year its on Friday which means my older child just goes back to school for today and then is off again until the Monday and the younger ones have to go to school just today and Tomorrow morning. All the …

Holiday Time

29 July and August is almost upon us, and the office closes down for the two week traditional Annual Holidays although most of France seems to be on a go slow for most of August. My Parents are coming over from Enland to see us for two weeks, which we are all looking forward to …

Bastille Day

The 14th July, is a good day to be in France as it is Bastille Day, a National Holiday, and a perfect time to meet up with family and friends. This year we had my daughters boyfriend staying with us and spent the day in the pool, which is the ideal place to be with …

Kermisse – Summer Fete

Yesterday, Sunday, was the date for the Kermisse, the annual summer fete. This wonderful event is held each year, just before the children finish for the long summer break. At about 2pm all the children assembled at school, all dressed up in Fancy dress, and then the parade started, led by the local marching band …

Summer is Here

I have delayed writing this for a while, as no doubt as soon as I say that summer is here the weather will change. Over the last few weeks it has steadily got warmer and warmer, which means that we can now enjoythe pleasures of dining outside and admiring the peacefulness that living in the …