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What’s with the weather?

November 28, 2013 by Y Dyn

One of the main reasons for us moving to France was to enjoy some warm weather through the Autumn/Winter period. We were assured before we came that the winter’s were… Read more…

Categories: Weather!

Village Fetes and all that!

August 7, 2013 by Y Dyn

Well, at last summer has arrived, if somewhat reluctantly, and we are in to the time of village fetes and festivals. Wherever you are in Languedoc-Roussillon during this period you… Read more…

Categories: The Region

From the ridiculous to the sublime!

June 20, 2013 by Y Dyn

Well, having spent the winter hibernating we managed to eat out twice in 3 days recently, and what different experiences they were. The first ‘fine dining’ experience was totally unplanned…. Read more…

Categories: Food


June 3, 2013 by Y Dyn

Well here we are again. Summer has arrived (according to the Calendar anyway), and the many festivals and events which are a feature of the Midi Summer are back with… Read more…

Categories: People!

Village fetes

August 12, 2012 by Y Dyn

Well the village Fete and Festival season is in full swing. At the moment we are in the middle of the Guitares Festival in the Montagne Noire. Friday night saw… Read more…

Categories: Food, The Region

Fish and Chips and all that!

June 18, 2012 by Y Dyn

When we first came to the midi there was a lot of debate around whether expats should be subsisting solely on French foods or whether it was ok to supplement… Read more…

Categories: Food

Olympics, cheer up

March 30, 2012 by Y Dyn

What a hectic few weeks its been!  The sun decides to shine and the garden comes to life, so all the jobs that could wait now can’t. Suddenly work gets… Read more…

Categories: Nostalgia


March 2, 2012 by Y Dyn

I was watching Sam galloping away from me this morning and thought it was time to give an update on him. he is now into, at least,  his 20th year… Read more…

Categories: Dogs, Sam

Winter thoughts

February 18, 2012 by Y Dyn

Finally managed to leave the house, the white stuff has now all gone. We had a few things to do in the area givn that we hadn’t been out for… Read more…

Categories: The Region

What’s that white stuff?

February 6, 2012 by Y Dyn

Before I moved from Wales to the sunny, glorious weather, south of France the last thing I thought I would ever be doing was writing a blog about cold and… Read more…

Categories: Weather!