Our time cruising along the Friesland canals and the road trip across part of France came to an end with the beginning of October. We are now reintroducing ourselves to our current housesit and a neighbourhood walk or two with the delightful Dexter. The previous time we were here, as in Espalais, France was in… Continue reading The Markets of France
It was only a few weeks ago we were in France ambling along a few canals. As you may like to do when the sun is shining in the countryside of France, with its many small towns with canal ways. As we wandered down past the boats, "an old geezer", as he liked to describe… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walk – Moissac
It was a Monday. Last week to be precise. At this stage of our housesitting, the countryside, Miss Dexter and us, had felt and seen the rain for days on end. It was time for a break in the weather. To don, our jackets take a deep breath and head out. Whether it be rain… Continue reading A Pretty Village in France – Auvillar
Firstly, introductions to the loveable crew: Miss Dexter and Mr Toulouse, unfortunately, Mr Toulouse was unavailable for the photo shoot, he has declined the notoriety. In other words, I could not get him to stay still for even one moment. Mr Toulouse the black cat you are a nightmare to photograph. Though he does have… Continue reading Neighbourhood Walks – Espalais
Today we found out a gentle soul in the form of a dog called Ria had passed away. Back in April last year we had the opportunity to housesit in France and to care for Ria while her family went on a well-earned holiday. We fell in love with Ria straight away, I think everyone did… Continue reading A Tribute to Ria
We did it in style, with a trip to the seaside and making daisy chains. Three of the awesome foursome walking team The low tide went out at least 1/2 km if not more! The iconic French takeaway, when we returned it was surrounded by people, we were not one of them, too early and… Continue reading Our last HOORAY (Part 2)
A day to say "Au Revoir" to some.