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Fifty Shades of Grey

Or…why the Leguevin baseball team is called the Duckies. Before we first moved to France, way back in ought-six, M’s British colleagues told how much we were going to enjoy the weather of Toulouse. “It’s so sunny,” they would enthuse. … Continue reading

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The More Things Change…

After being gone from France for three years, it was inevitable that things would change. The first thing we noticed was how much housing construction is going on. We’ve been told that the population of the Toulouse area has grown … Continue reading

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The Last Road-trip: Nerac – Home of an Henri IV Chateau

Hello gentle readers. After another 3-month gap, I’m back with the story of my last road-trip in France. It was a bright and sunny afternoon (he says, winking at the obvious reference) in the wonderful month of October. The last … Continue reading

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The Big 5-Oh-Oh

Once upon a time…”Be gentle dear reader: this is my first blog.” That entry was dated January 9, 2007 – almost seven years and four months ago. Since then, there have been hundreds of stories – big and small, international … Continue reading

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French Kids Say the Darnedest Things

My joke to my American friends is that the people here are so smart that even the kids speak French. Well, a couple of weeks ago, whilst taking my daily walk, I saw a friend and he was walking his … Continue reading

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Springtime – at last – in LegoLand

We’ve had a really decent week with honest to goodness springlike weather. To celebrate, here some photos of pretty flowers – and brain-like thingies – at Chez Newman: To see more pretty flowers, click here: http://sdrv.ms/15SRchL.

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The More Things Change, the More…

The weather still stinks. In yesterday’s story, I featured photos from the day after we received about 10 cm/4″ of rain overnight. That followed a story in January about minor flooding. Well, we subscribe to the International Herald Tribune and … Continue reading

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