Cantal excursion, day 3. We’d seen beautiful towns and had eaten very, very well. How much better could one trip … More
The Extraordinary Ordinary
August is the cruelest month. Our new home in the south of France is as hot as the blazes, but … More
Do you speak Valencian?
Road trip: Sommières, Uzès
Let’s go to Metz! Or, we’re all armchair travelers now
I think we all need a break from The Thing That Broke the World.* Join me, won’t you? Stick your … More
Friends old and new and somewhere in between
Someone recently asked what my ambitions were for this blog. I said what ambitions? I have none. The only reason … More
And the winner is…Montpellier?
Mark and I swore last winter that we wouldn’t spend the following winter in Paris. Winter in Paris is great … More
Before we were test driving towns to possibly move to, we weren’t venturing far from Paris. We were all about … More
Weird, wonderful Paris, or Oh the places you (probably) won’t go
My sister sent me the classic George Carlin bit about STUFF. (Yes, all caps. We’re talking of the stuff that … More
Sometimes I like randomness in practice, other times only in theory. I have this idea that one day I will … More