Tour de France and Ashes. . .my routine is blown to bits

You have probably worked out by now that I enjoy watching sport and there has been an absolute feast of sport on the television lately.  The fact that the Tour de France and The Ashes are both held in the northern hemisphere means that the televising of the events happens very late at night here…

So Frenchy so chic!

A few years ago my elder daughter gave me this double CD as a birthday present. It is a delightful compilation of tracks from the 2010 Alliance Française French Film Festival. You can use Spotify or iTunes to find the album or you can find some tracks on You Tube. This is the blurb that…

The ads meant Dinan was ditched.

Last night the Tour de France took us to Brittany and while there we saw many of the places we had been to while we were there last year. I particularly enjoyed the fact that the Tour went to Dinan which was one of my favourite towns. The riders went over the river on the…

Tuesday travels . . .Condat in the Auvergne

Because I am participating in the French themed month I have chosen to travel to France for Tuesday travels today.  The first time we visited France was in 2003 and we had a memorable holiday, so much so we have been back for another two holidays and intend to visit again. I have chosen Condat…

Paris in July 2013

No, I am not off to Paris but just participating in a blog theme of Paris in July.Paris in July at Thyme for Tea here you find the details. The event will run from the 1st – 31st July and as always there will be no rules or targets in terms of how much you…