Just discovered Domaine des Oiseaux, a sanctuary for wild birds. John is re-flooring the attic with my assistance and we had a new wood-burner installed.
He’s a lumberjack and he’s okay!
Moving in a week before Christmas and the pain of a damaged ankle!
The Series Finale Our extra-ordinary house-sitting year is coming to an end. We have just said goodbye to a family from Spain, probably the last studio visitors we shall see. The nine year old daughter is learning English and was keen to spend time with John and me to practice. Serious snow fell here at… Continue reading L’Escapade: Episode 29
We have now experienced all four seasons in this region and our year of house-sitting is coming to and end.
Autumn Family Visit. We drove two days and took a train, Then, at last, came down the lane, To sunny faces, waiting up, For Nana and Pops and a great big hug. It’s cards and gifts, now we are there. Pretty bows and paper they help to tear. Careful letters, no time to see, “Was… Continue reading L’Escapade: Episode 27
The warm sunny days and the fêtes and festivals have continued well into October. Each weekend there is a town or village nearby with an interesting event. We know Foix pretty well but the Journées Médievales at the Château de Foix was a good time for our first visit inside the castle. This event focused… Continue reading L’Escapade: Episode 26