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Rust and Decay

(Welcome. Settle yourself. We are in the vines… can’t you just imagine?) Yesterday we were in Beaujolais and I am completely sure of that because we stayed at a wine farm and the wine they produce is Beaujolais! We had … Continue reading

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Peaceful Day on the Greenway

(A grey day in the town at the top of the hill) We’re still here beside the Voie Verte (Greenway) and it’s so peaceful. Just a few cyclist, some walkers and two other motorhomes here today. Monday is always a … Continue reading

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This is Burgundy…

(Tourist map of Burgundy – Bourgogne in French) My trip on Valerie and Stewart’s boat has definitely affected our travel distances over the past week. (By the way, the boat is for sale!) It’s possible to fit our last seven … Continue reading

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Paying it Backwards…

(Look! It’s Camille’s house!) About 28 years ago we visited France with our two-year old daughter. We took the ferry from Cork to Roscoff and drove our car due south. We stayed in small hotels all along the Loire and … Continue reading

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I can’t wait for it to be… right now

(Smelling the flowers) I’ve been thinking again… not always to be recommended, about how I help myself feel better when I feel down. I’ve read a lot of books about this and talked to a lot of wise friends and … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

(One of the lock-keeper houses) A couple of days ago we walked to a big shopping center in town. It was further away than I thought, it was lunchtime, it was 26 degrees and it was uphill. By the time … Continue reading

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Life’s Little Locks

(Here’s Ronan coiling rope) So, yesterday we had just arrived at the first lock. Locks are like steps for getting up-stream or down-stream on a canal. Or maybe they’re more like a lift because you have to wait until the gate opens, … Continue reading

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