Monthly Archives: June 2016

Music, markets and meandering 

As they say in France, “oo lu lu lu, Une problem”. At least that’s what our mechanic says. We had a little leak during a deluge night before last. The driving rain came through a couple of closed but obviously … Continue reading

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Auxerre. Still here. Still pretty. Still wet. 

So here we are. Auxerre is such a beautiful town with gorgeous churches, amazing architecture and stunning scenery. We should know, we’re spent enough time here. This boating lark is full of surprises. When I say surprises I mean one … Continue reading

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Rain, sunshine and Chablis


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Finally…we make it to Auxerre

Saying au revoir to our friends in Normandy (thanks again Debbie and Lloyd), we started our long journey over to Burgundy. It took about six hours to drive to Auxerre and then another half an hour to find the port … Continue reading

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Floral tribute to Spring.

I thought I would add some photos I’ve taken with my iPhone of the beautiful spring flowers we have been lucky enough to enjoy. The last two are from France, the rest Cornwall.  

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From Cornwall to Normandie via Farnham

We left Cornwall on Tuesday after a catch up with the owners of the house and pets we were looking after. Such a lovely couple and what a positive experience this has been. We had a really amazing time in … Continue reading

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Photos from the last few days…

Dartmoor Tors  

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Cornwall and Devon Week 2+

For our next Cornish adventure we decided to visit Marazion with St Michael’s Mount opposite, nearby Penzance and Lands End. We were hoping to get to see Minack Theatre, an open air theatre built on granite rock overlooking the sea … Continue reading

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