February 2015

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An Ever So Slight Discrepancy

Coming from such a small country as Ireland, it never ceases to blow my mind that France is so huge, and the regions so diverse. We are lucky that we have friends that live in far-flung corners. When we lived in...

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Mardi Gras

While the rest of you on the home soil and elsewhere were competing to make the best pancakes in the universe, over here we were eating bugnes (pronounced boons with a J sound before the n!!!). These little...

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Not Your Regular Saturday Night

One of the things I love about living in the countryside in France is that I know quite a few food producers. We are lucky to be friends with some stallholders at our local market and this is worth gold when it...

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A Few Small Steps

My run was a complete disaster this morning! I don’t know what happened but there are days like that I suppose. So my run turned into a walk and I had a great big long think. I was thinking about what I was...

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The Tale of a Dog and a Pudding

The winter is cold here in France! I know I know, anyone from say, Siberia, would be telling me to shut right up now but it’s all relative! I am forcing myself to go out everyday and I am being rewarded for...

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Angels in Disguise

Just when you thought I had taken you all safely to the shores of France well here I go again taking another little trot down memory lane. While I’ve been jogging the grey matter about the whole move, a few...