Monthly Archives: November 2012

life and lunch…

The weather in Brittany, while not suffering from a vicious snowy winter as such, is turning colder. It’s been raining the last couple of days, a lovely snugly sound  as you lie tucked up in bed with the rain falling … Continue reading

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Asterix and the walled town

Brittany is “Asterix Country” and if you so happen to own an Asterix book and you open to the first page..there is almost always a giant magnifying glass that hangs over the area of Gaul and highlights the little village … Continue reading

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shopping!

Lisa and Harry..the couple who invited us to stay here as ‘caretakers’ of their property have told us that we can go and buy anything we need to make ourselves comfy.  They’ve pointed us in the direction of the shop … Continue reading

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..into the pea soup

We had to go into Rennes to return the hired car today.  Rennes is a large town with lots of higgeldy piggeldy roads like most towns in France. Doris the Garmin and the husband would get there just fine..problem was … Continue reading

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we’ve arrived!

Breakfast was quite entertaining. A table for six laid with a continental breakfast including two huge pats of butter in the shape of a flower..one salted, one not… apparently quite an important choice to make.  Two other couples I reckon in their … Continue reading

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The shared pants and travelling not so light…

We were at my sister’s house in KwaZulu Natal for the week before we left.  We decided we need to combine all our clothes into one suitcase and “travel light” because after all..as so many people believe..its doesn’t get cold … Continue reading

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just three more sleeps….

It’s been nearly two weeks of living out of a suitcase…in between that time, we had to unpack it all and repack for a stay in KwaZulu Natal with my sister and her family.  We condensed into one suitcase only to discover … Continue reading

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