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Staycation in Melbourne

Staycation in Melbourne

It’s 26 degrees, the sun is blinding and I am on to my second cold beer watching the Ashes…that’s a line I never thought I would say whilst ‘sat’ in a pub here in London! Only a week ago I was stubbornly refusing to concede I was cold in Melbourne (after a European winter, who … Continue reading

Canoë enfin

Canoë enfin

Canoeing through the Dordogne Valley has been one of the most-recommended, tourist activities since we arrived in Périgueux. Exactly seven months after arriving, with blue skies and perfect river levels, we finally got there today. We started from La Roque Saint-Christophe and paddled our way down to Les Eyzies, a cute village with a very … Continue reading

Becoming a local…

Becoming a local…

Linguistic confusion:    Gastronomic contentedness:  First things first; a petite celebration…I have been shivering and suffering for weeks with sub-par heating because, apparently in this age of touchscreen/ultralight/superthin technology, I forgot the old fashioned way to make a device work…low and behold, a swift kick to the radiator and hey presto! Magic red light! Sigh, if … Continue reading