Category Archives: Walking

A Christmas Day Walk above Montrichard

It’s 25th December and overcast. The sun has obviously decided not to waste its energy on people about to tuck into Christmas lunch inside their homes where they won’t know if it rains or shines. We celebrated Christmas with just the two … Continue reading

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A Walk Along the Cisse to Coulanges

It’s Sunday and we are continuing our walk along the GR track starting at Chouzy-sur-Cisse, first to Coulanges where we have never been before, then to Chambon sur Cisse. The sun gradually comes out but it remains quite chilly. We … Continue reading

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A Walk from Chambon to Molinleuf – 6 kilometers of surprises

It’s November 1st, All Saints’ Day, which is a public holiday in France. It’s supposed to be sunny but the fog hasn’t lifted all morning. After lunch, it finally clears but it is only 11°C instead of the promised 14°C. … Continue reading

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Chickens with Blue Legs – Introducing Susie Kelly

I am an avid reader and being a translator gives me every excuse to indulge my passion. If I didn’t read at least one or two books a week, I could lose my English. Not that I haven’t lost it … Continue reading

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A Peaceful Walk in Les Grouets

We are still reeling from the news of the terrible terrorist attacks in Paris on the evening of Friday 13th November. Our vegetable vendor  at the market on Saturday receives a call from her son at 11 am while she is … Continue reading

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