Category Archives: special times


“Only Lyon” is the logo of the city of Lyon…it’s quite clever, but I know some people don’t like it because it’s not French. Which is true. And Lyon is a French city, in all its chicness, history and beauty; … Continue reading

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It’s difficult to say…

…but while we are not giving up totally on George – we would, of course!, be delighted if he strolled back into our lives – we are agreeing that it is likely we have lost him. We still go onto … Continue reading

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This day (or thereabouts!) through the years

Sometime round June 2009 – but there isn’t aproper date there. Mr FD peeping coyly round the chair! 17.06.2010 – poppies photographed on one of my walks. I used to try to get into the hills around Clermont when I … Continue reading

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Secret messages…and an intriguing mystery

FIRST SECRET MESSAGES… There has been something in the Guardian recently about the hidden/filtered messages on FaceBook. I followed the instructions given in the article and found a lovely message from the 40 Acts team from 2014 – my first … Continue reading

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Acts N°11 & 12…L.O.V.E. & Chocolate

ACT N°11: L.O.V.E. Yesterday was a busy day for me…I had lessons all afternoon in Clermont, and had planned to leave early to go and do my preparation at the language school where I work. But when I got up … Continue reading

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Play Your Cards Right!

We have two lovely neighbours who live across the square from us, called Monique and Michel. I don’t think I have ever met anyone as generous and giving as they are. Last Monday we went across for a drink and … Continue reading

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Paris with MiL

On Tuesday (I think – I’ve rather lost track of the days!) we went up to Paris by train with MiL…She was taking the train back to the UK but was concerned about negotiating Paris by herself, so as part … Continue reading

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