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the end of an era

July 21, 2013 by Helen

 Well my wedding is close upon us and I shall no longer be a single mother BUT more importantly of late my blog has generated some rather hurtful hate mail…. Read more…

Categories: moving on

settling in

July 19, 2013 by Helen

 Well Thibault moved in at the beginning of the month and he is settling in well, bar problems with the kids. AS expected, Maxence is very jeleous and is playing… Read more…

Categories: children, family

finding family

June 13, 2013 by Helen

well this has been a bit out of the blue, but as some of you may have seen on a thread I wrote on AINormandy along time ago, I have… Read more…

Categories: family

all quiet on the western front

June 6, 2013 by Helen

Apologies for not having updated the blog sooner, to be honest not much has been happening or at least not stuff that I can openly talk about on a public… Read more…

Categories: family, wedding plans

making plans

April 22, 2013 by Helen

 Thibault and I have finally settled on which month for our wedding – we are going with September so that we have enough time to get the paperwork sorted. For… Read more…

Categories: wedding plans

Coutances Circle of Friends

March 28, 2013 by Helen

 Well the Coutances Circle of Friends held their first lunch yesterday and it was fab!! I was a bit worried that a) nobody would turn up b) my choice of… Read more…

Categories: social life

social groups starting up in the area

March 15, 2013 by Helen

 Just a short posting to bring to everyone’s attention, two new groups are being started up in the Coutances area.  Next Wednesday is the meeting for homeworkers, ladies only, based in… Read more…

Categories: social life

wedding plans

March 10, 2013 by Helen

 Although no date has been fixed yet (we are still awaiting the moment when Thibault can actually move in, before booking the mairie), I have been scouring the internet looking… Read more…

Categories: wedding plans

Valentine’s day

February 14, 2013 by Helen

 Not that i need a special day to say “I love you” to Thibault (I tell him at least twice daily in my text messages) but I did get into… Read more…

Categories: valentine

Shrove Tuesday = pancakes wherever you are

February 4, 2013 by Helen

 Well the year 2013 is already speeding past and we are already in the month of Febuary, and who says Febuary, says preparations for Easter. Yes, Tomorrow is Shrove Tuesday,… Read more…

Categories: cookery