So today was always intended to be a day of travelling, trying to put some distance between the cold north and the supposed hotter climes further south. It just appears nobody has told the weather this as we’ve spent a large part of this afternoon dodging some vicious thunderstorms heading up the centre of France.… Continue reading Heading south
Sorry for the radio silence! I’ve been away guiding again over the weekend, and Gareth has been ensconced in Tilly on a campsite south of Paris. For my part, I spent the weekend with 11 lovely clients in Normandy. The weather was beautiful for most of the time: hot, sunny and calm. We explored the… Continue reading Poised to head south
So the first part of our slow journey southwards has finished and we have arrived at our campsite half an hour south of Paris – Camping Beau Village. The final leg of the journey took us about 2 hours with a coffee break along the way. The biggest difference to previous days was traffic…LOTS of… Continue reading Et enfin….a Paris
Another short hop today, originally intended primarily to get us within striking distance of Paris, but in fact one that has turned out far better than expected. Having taken advantage of our friendly neighbourhood cafe once again for a quick and easy breakfast of coffee and fresh croissant, we set off just gone 9am this… Continue reading Where the Eure meets the Seine
Well we seem to have hit the jackpot with the weather so far this trip. Warm and sunny with bright blue sky but without he oppressing humidity that can go with that. A short after dinner walk last night turned into an hours gentle stroll around the majestic walls of Montreuil as we took in… Continue reading A day in the Normandy sunshine
For those of you wondering what’s happened to poor Tilly, fear not. She is once again on the move back into her natural environment sunning herself in Europe! Since our last post, Simon’s completed four days in Normandy, touring the landing beaches with clients, and enjoying fair weather and fine wine! In the meantime, Gareth… Continue reading And we’re off again…..
While Gareth has been busy in the north of England tracking down his family roots, I’ve been busy in the south with work. Yesterday I was back in the City of London and Docklands with the second group of my regular touring clients from Sweden, this time with a particular focus on business and economics.… Continue reading The wind’s set fair for France