Wednesday 6th, Thursday 7th June 2018 “When you almost die it gives you a special relationship with a place!” said Hans as he recounted the tale of how 50 years ago he had to be airlifted by helicopter to Bordeaux Hospital with a meningitis-like infection. Back in the 60s there were no EHIC cards to guarantee … Continue reading Le Tedey 2018
Tuesday 5th June 2018 Last time I left you pondering, what is Cahors famous for? For those of you without access to Google, I’ll tell you. It is famous for ‘black wine’ and wickedness! Cahors was exporting its dark red wine through Bordeaux for centuries before the Bordelaise caught on to the idea and began making … Continue reading That’s sur-Lot!
Sunday 3rd June 2018 This morning we said our tearful goodbyes to Bethan and Huw the Hero, well we were sobbing, they seemed quite buoyant? By the way since I last wrote, we went on another great walk in the Alpilles, found some telephone masts disguised as trees, taken some more photos of Le Baux-de-Provence and … Continue reading Go West!
Saturday 2nd June 2018 Its great to be back in the land of the hearty “Bonjour!” This morning, out on an exceptionally fine dog walk, Alf and I encountered a number of fellow dog walkers and runners, which helped me, practice my friendly, quick fire “Bonjour!” I even managed to progress to an amicable, acknowledging nod … Continue reading That’s Arles Folks!