Category Archives: Provence 2019

Our week with Sharon, Jud, Joel, Naomi and Luca

Puppy in a handbag

It seems a lot longer than a week since we were last at home. Okay, it’s actually eight days but, even so, it feels like we’ve been away for an age. This could be because of the heatwave that has … Continue reading

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Channel your inner Jud

Mirinda and Sharon decided to chat until 3am today. Fortunately they were a lot quieter than the arseholes in the flat across from us. The Party Arses started off talking and laughing but when the singing and dancing started it … Continue reading

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Groin tissues

Today was about going swimming. Jud felt the need to swim. This need had engulfed his entire being to the point where his judgement took the first bus to a dimension where judgement had been banned. There was also far … Continue reading

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Avoiding the horns

This morning, first thing (well, first thing for everyone else) Jud announced that in honour of his favourite eatery in the whole world, he wanted to be known as Jud McDonald. This came as a huge surprise to me but … Continue reading

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Please do not pull the small chain

The Tour de France (or Tour of France for English speakers) was in Nimes today. This stage was starting and finishing at the same place and Sharon, Jud, Joel, Naomi and Luca wanted to be there for it. One of … Continue reading

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Drunk on a terrace in Provence

Today was just a tad pressured. The woman who runs the hotel told Mirinda that she’d not been able to book the taxi so Mirinda then freaked and contacted the private hire person to see if she could drive us … Continue reading

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Getting over yesterday

It was felt that after yesterday we would take it easy and have a totally free day, spending it exclusively at the hotel, use the pool, read, and basically get over the holiday so far. Given that Mirinda has had … Continue reading

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Churches are empty; restaurants are full. Welcome to France

It’s fair to say that one needs a bit of adventure every now and then. Holiday plans that run smoothly do tend to get a bit dull after a while. Booked hotels, restaurants, world famous museums and car rentals are … Continue reading

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That’s a bit urgent

Because our flight leaves at such an ungodly hour tomorrow morning, we decided it made a lot more sense to stay at a hotel near the airport. The only hotel near Southanpton airport is the Premier Inn which boasts that … Continue reading

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