Today we celebrate our 37th anniversary, or as a very nice French person said earlier, our 37th wedding birthday. It was a sunny and crisp day, perfect for a drive through the countryside. A drive with a specific destination, however. We were aiming for the village of Breuillet. Breuillet is about 10 Km or a […]

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Père Noël Anticipated

Today* is the morning after. The rather foggy morning after the opening weekend of ‘Décembre en Fête 2014’ the local Christmas Market plus entertainment. For the moment, everything is still at the festive venue across the river. While I gaze at the fuzzy scene, movement diverts my attention. A group of cormorants has come in […]

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Accidental Fish Soup

So, how did we get from an abysmal (sorry, Longhorn fans, it was horrible!) football game to fish heads? Well, it happened like this. I few days ago I prepared dinner after a recipe in the German lady’s journal ‘Brigitte‘, from which I receive a daily recipe by email. This one was a simple affair, consisting of […]

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