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Posted: 16/02/2016 at 16:56

Hello, haven't read back yet, expect it will be several pages.

Back home in France. Seemed a long drive. Stayed with son last night, good to see little granddaughters.

We arrived at Vierzon on a country road and were looking for the A20 to Limoges, all that was signposted was Clermont Ferrand one way, Tours another way and Paris another way. It was a new junction which elderly Tom Tom didn't recognise and it told us to go to Tours - wrong way. The Limoges motorway was a short way down the Clermont Ferrand motorway, but not signposted.  So we got back an hour later than we had planned.

We'll go mostly by Ryanair in future, so much quicker and easier. Cheaper too. Tolls and ferries cost more, even counting car hire.

It has poured here, parts of Dordogne have been flooded. Today is bright and cold.

Virtual Valentine Party

Posted: 15/02/2016 at 21:50

I said on the first page "I hope I can join in, but will need an early night as getting up at crack of dawn to cross the Channel and be at son's in west Burgandy by early evening" - but there was a change of plan.

Friends invited us to stay with them on the Kent coast, not too far from the Channel Tunnel. So I wasn't using my computer last night. Now I am with son, but it's nearly bedtime.

Brambles.....er roses !!

Posted: 14/02/2016 at 13:20

Dove has said just what I find and do.


Posted: 14/02/2016 at 13:17

Glad you had a lie-in, Wonky.

I've been to Rochdale, Flumpy, years ago, My sister worked there years ago when we were young.

We went to the village church for the first time this morning and met some very nice people. There is a gardening club in this village

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 14/02/2016 at 09:17

Back tomorrow, Hosta. Garden in Norfolk is a gravel parking place with a flowerbed on the edge, nothing in it yet but I have plans. The back is a small patio looking over a field. I plan to put large pots with plants for dry shade. So not big.


Posted: 14/02/2016 at 09:07

Ouch Berghill.

Morning all.

Our last day here, staying with friends on the Kent coast before going back to France by the Tunnel. Staying with son tomorrow.

We don't do Valentine's day and my OH tells me everyday  too.

Anyone done any gardening today - Version 2

Posted: 13/02/2016 at 23:18

The other day I sprayed weedkiller on the gravel drive of our new 2nd home cottage. Not gardening otherwise as my main garden is in France and I'm in England.


Posted: 13/02/2016 at 23:07

Hosta, I watch English TV via a satellite. So, unless Strictly Come Dancing is on there is nothing on, so we watch programmes we have recorded on a hard disk. In Norfolk at the moment, have watched the Midwives and Mr Selfridge on Catchup TV.

Sorry your toe is painful Berghill.


Posted: 13/02/2016 at 18:24

Glad you enjoyed West Dean, Chicky. Lovely Hellebore. That's somewhere we intended visiting while we had the flat in Eastbourne but we never got around to it. It was a little far.


Posted: 13/02/2016 at 11:33

Mrs. Garden, if you pop in again, I hope you are having a lovely time in Japan. I look forward to your photos.

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