Having got back to London in the middle of June, after a few days running around catching up on chores and Simon doing a few days work away in Normandy, it wasn’t long before we got itchy feet again. A few months ago a very good friend of ours had expressed an interest in a… Continue reading Intermezzo – a side trip to Hertfordshire
And so the time has come when we finally had to start our journey back to reality. Since our last posting we’ve been hiding away on a couple of remote campsites, frankly doing very little other than spending time around places such as this…. In Provence I’m pleased to say however that we did manage… Continue reading Homeward bound
And so having rediscovered the sunshine in the south of France we have decided to stay locally for a few days and just relax. But not before a final evening walking round the fishing lakes next to the aire at Aigues-Mortes. Accompanied by ducks, Little Egrets and some amazing wild Pink Flamingos we enjoyed the… Continue reading A few days of chilling
After 10 days of glorious sunshine we were woken up at 4am this morning with an early morning deluge. Having hurriedly closed the roof vents, 3 hours later and having checked today’s forecast it looked like the rain and thunderstorms were set in for most of the day, and so like the swallows we decided… Continue reading Where’s the sunshine gone?
After yesterday we were both in the mood for something a bit more cheerful today so we decided to head off to the tourist hotspot of Rocamadour. Never heard of it? No neither had we until I spotted some pictures on a motorhome blog! First of all however we had to pack up from last… Continue reading And now for something a bit more touristy….
What a day of complete contrasts. Morning dawned as we woke up in a rural idyll at our campsite between Poitiers and Limoges. Such a lovely peaceful place with super friendly English owners, we really could have stayed for days. However after a nice chat and buying some duck eggs we headed off mid morning… Continue reading The banality of evil
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