Author Archives: olif

Pool scuba

November 2012.Round Robin. I have just read the Daily Mail on my free iPad! It says how to avoid round robin letter rage, so I am keeping mentions of children to a minimum, modesty is key, and must include plenty of inconsequential anecdotes! So here goes… Bonjour All. “Why don’t you keep your head under … Continue reading »

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Another Party and more

French islands, the neighbour’s dinner parties, Italy, engagements, a big party, medical tests and French news. Douched, lathered, exfoliated, second douche, a quick towel dry, gently rubbed with a good reconditioning body cream, and finally buffed up till I shine! I mean my 1999 MG of course! Looking gorgeous, roof down, daughter in the passenger … Continue reading »

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Pollen

Spring edition – Pollen, hospital crepes and bricolage. As I type, my man is performing a very delicate operation. With spec’s perched on the end of the swollen pollen nostrils, breathing heavily, with Hugo and Narla waiting in anticipation and doubt, JS is about to attempt a first for a Vet. To install a washing … Continue reading »

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Sheep and Saga

HAPPY CHRISTMAS from Olif and her long suffering better half JS… Round Robin December 2011. Settle down with your mince pie and glass of sherry, Bing Crosby’s Christmas Carols, and de-stress!!! Bonjour All, “There are 100 sheep on our drive JS and they are sniffing around my poinsettia’s and your MG!! 2 cows and an … Continue reading »

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Fighter pilots and 1st class

With Olive oil, tree felling, Barcelona and guests. Flights on time arrive at Brussels international airport, Zaventem. Olif has pre booked the train tickets (as she does) and we board the train for Brussels Central station only 30minutes away. We board the train, “First Class I presume Nessie?” says JS. ”Actually, no” I respond, but … Continue reading »

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Driving in the Rain

This is the summary of a few emails I got about driving in the rain. Educational and fun but it just escalated! 1st email… Driving  in the rain — this  may save your life GOOD  VISION IN A  DOWNPOUR How to  achieve good vision while driving during a heavy  downpour. We are not  sure why it … Continue reading »

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to Mike, Happy Birthday to Mike, Happy Birthday dear Genius Brother-In-Law, Happy Birthday to you. Well… Olif wasn’t going to do it was she? ALSO, Happy Birthday dear Gill, Happy Birthday dear Gill, Happy Birthday dear 47 year old and looking good on it but slightly eccentric Giiiiiiiiiiiiill Happy Birthday to you. (God … Continue reading »

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Tess,Mike,JS

Js is still snoring upstairs,I am trying to work out my brother in law Mike’s instructions and Tess is dreaming of keith.

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Snoring almost cured!

We spent a few days in the UK last week, the usual manic round of family visiting, legal administration,60th birthday party,facial,pedicure and massage, you know, all important stuff!!Anyway, Monday was spent travelling to Bristol to see Mr Molareste,an ENT surgeon who specializes in SNORING! You are all well aware of the torture Olif has endured … Continue reading »

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Tash is great

Tash has just passed her Baccalaureate

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