Month: November 2016

Postcard from 36 hours in Paris

I’m back from a flying visit to Paris, a city I really should visit more often. I found a great deal on a¬†delightful hotel in the 6th arrondissement, a stone’s throw from Notre Dame and Quai d’Orsay, one of our favourite museums in Paris.… Continue Reading “Postcard from 36 hours in Paris”

The Musette: Breakfast muffins

I’ve always enjoyed porridge (made with water) for breakfast. I find it great fuel before a long week-end ride. However, mid-week I often ride without eating any breakfast – allegedly it encourages fat-burning – and need a portable snack in my back pocket for… Continue Reading “The Musette: Breakfast muffins”

Wintery blues

This week daytime temperatures have slipped below 20C, our Indian Summer has gone. There’s a dusting of snow on the hills behind Nice, largely from that cold snap in mid-October, and the leaves are starting to turn. With the clocks having gone back, it’s… Continue Reading “Wintery blues”