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Au Bourg · 3M ago

How many swallows made our summer?

SwallowsOnce again the swallows came back to nest on our terrace. Even though we leave the two nests from last year just in case they use them, once again they set to work from scratch and r...
Au Bourg · 3M ago

Au bourg in July

FriendsOur best, best man lives in San Diego now so visits are rare. We were so pleased that he and his partner managed to find time for us in their hectic European schedule - thanks Bridget...
Au Bourg · 6M ago

Géneration Mouvement - Le Club du Val de la Canaule

Ever since we came to Labretonie 15 years ago we have supported the activities of the club of the third age. I joined the Monday afternoon gym sessions and several years ago, after a week of...
Au Bourg · 6M ago

Catching up in Cologne

Time for me to catch up with the blog and this post is about some catching up we did with good friends in Germany over Easter weekend. This was our second visit to Cologne to see them and we...
Au Bourg · 7M ago

Family Fun

A lovely week in the UK - a second birthday, an Easter egg hunt and Mother's day with both my children. Wonderful!Everybody singing Happy Birthday when you have just woken up can be a little...
Au Bourg · 8M ago

Spring is in the air.

Spring is in the air and we are surrounded by lovely new growth indoors and out. I love this time of year when everything comes back to life. The orchid that I have had for years with little...
Au Bourg · 8M ago

Pottering in the Potager

It's a bit rainy here at the moment but in the dry spells we have been getting the veg garden ready for the season. When my son was a little boy he walked by when I was weeding in the garden...
Au Bourg · 9M ago

Ducking and Driving

All about the duck. A wonderful day spent at Camont with Kate Hill learning about wonderful things to do with duck.
Au Bourg · 1Y ago

It's all about the garden

The PotagerA wet and not very hot start to the year has been frustrating for gardeners. Luckily our greenhouse was ready for the start of the season this year so we were able to start things...
Au Bourg · 1Y ago

Potager, plants and ponds

Spring is here and the garden has been the focus of most of our activity.A peek in the greenhouse: Early tomatoes, potatoes in a grow bag experiments and the seedling centre. Oh and check ou...