Month: January 2022

Musical Monday: Nigel Kennedy

Today’s artist and I have something in common and it has nothing to do with musical abilities, of which I have none. No, we’re both fans of Aston Villa FC. I come from a family of Villa fans, and my father played for their… Continue Reading “Musical Monday: Nigel Kennedy”

French Fancies: Emile Henry

Here’s another iconic French household brand which is also a family run business, now in its sixth generation. The company now called Emile Henry started in Burgundy in 1850 and is known worldwide for its high quality ceramic cookware. The pieces are made of… Continue Reading “French Fancies: Emile Henry”

Silent Sunday #90

Another one of my many photographs of France.

The Musette: Vegan Oaties

I’m forever making batches of oat-based bars for breakfast and/or fuel on our bike rides. I tend to regard the ingredients as being pretty interchangeable, depending on what I have in the cupboard. Ingredients (4 – 6 servings) 80g (1/3 cup) home-made nut butter,… Continue Reading “The Musette: Vegan Oaties”

Another Covid Update

The results of yesterday’s tests popped up promptly this morning. I received two SMSs. I knew exactly what that meant…….I was still positive. Admittedly, it was a weak positive but a positive nonetheless. You way recall I had been annoyed that my beloved had… Continue Reading “Another Covid Update”

One from the vaults: Thank heavens, I’m back

Wow, I’m really heading back in time here. All the way back to January 2010 when both of my parents were still alive and I made regular trips back to the UK to see them. I’m back home in Nice but it feels like… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Thank heavens, I’m back”

Thursday doors #142

Meanwhile, here’s a few more Austrian/Italian doors…………… Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in the fun by creating your own Thursday Doors… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #142”

Covid update

A big thank you to everyone yesterday for wishing both of us well. I did not however disclose our latest test results. Well, it was perhaps no surprise that my beloved finally tested negative for Covid, I however did not! My beloved rapidly took… Continue Reading “Covid update”

Things my beloved has done: got Covid

We’re scheduled to fly to Dubai tomorrow – fingers crossed – and in the run-up to our trip had purposefully been maintaining a low profile. We’ve kept ourselves to ourselves, aside from a trip to the municipal dump. You may recall that here in… Continue Reading “Things my beloved has done: got Covid”

Wordless Wednesday #109

Here’s another photo from one of my many #adventuresdownunder where there is so much wonderful scenery.