Author Archives: lynnefrancophile

down memory lane…

earlier in the year lou started to reminisce about the few days we spent in the cevennes the summer we bought the camper.  discussing it we realised that was more than twenty years ago!  our combined memories were a tad … Continue reading

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last gasp

tuesday 2nd may 2017 we had eaten in the ibis styles restaurant on monday evening overlooking the swimming pool and the pink evening sky.   alas, the sky at night may have been a shepherd’s delight but the morning was grey … Continue reading

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fete des gardians

mayday, 2017 the ferocious weather of the day and night before had resigned us to standing in the rain to watch the annual parade of the gardians through the centre of arles. but when we woke up the sky was … Continue reading

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false start!

30th april 2017 our hotel was booked last october, my cousins have been planning their trip for even longer and sunday morning at ten thirty we put the cats out and made a start for arles.  we passed some friends … Continue reading

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sister’s sixtieth february 2017

a uk trip that was more than the usual weekend dash for my sister’s 60th birthday ‘do’.  amazing how the prospect of a cuddle or three with the grandson can lead to longer trips to blighty.  suddenly the other half … Continue reading

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harrow and halloween 2016

as per we headed for blighty to see family and deliver christmas presents, making the trip close enough to feel festive but not so near that the obligatory (or so it seems) cough and cold couldn’t clear up before noel … Continue reading

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on y va

10th september 2016 after two ‘get outs’ this year these two former stagehands, albiet elderly, managed to demantle and ‘demonter’ well before chucking out time.   with a coffee machine by the site reception we decided an expresso and a cappuccino  … Continue reading

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