Category Archives: Dordogne 2018

Life in the monkey house

The silver backed gorilla is not the big tough guy of popular belief. He is gentle enough to watch a ladybird wander around his finger for half an hour. In fact, the gorilla is one of the most peaceful of … Continue reading

Posted in Dordogne 2018, Gary's Posts | 1 Comment

Sleeping in the swimming pool

Today marks my second visit to Poitiers. It also marks my second case of diarrhoea after eating in Poitiers. I reckon the place is out to get me. All I can say is it’ll probably mark the last time I … Continue reading

Posted in Dordogne 2018, Gary's Posts | 2 Comments

Patron saint of little cakes

Today we travelled to a chateau on the outskirts of a little town called Cheneche which is a bit of a trek from Poitiers. It was a long drive which required a couple of stops. Not that we left in … Continue reading

Posted in Dordogne 2018, Gary's Posts | 1 Comment

Les filles de l’entree deux verres

I worked out this morning that the first time we came to St Malo was 15 years ago. And while we may not have visited every year, we have visited quite a few times within those 15 years. So it … Continue reading

Posted in Dordogne 2018, Gary's Posts | 2 Comments

Touch with your eyes only

We were sitting at the Unicorn having enjoyed our usual galette complet, having discovered the joys of lait ribot for the first time – it’s amazing we’ve never come across it before given the number of times we’ve been to … Continue reading

Posted in Dordogne 2018, Gary's Posts | 2 Comments

Drunk on the dance floor

You’d think that booking a taxi weeks in advance then sending a reminder on the day would be a good start wouldn’t you. Well, except when the taxi driver heads off for Portsmouth without you. There we were, packed and … Continue reading

Posted in Dordogne 2018, Gary's Posts | 1 Comment