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THE Wedding

Round Robin November 2016. The wedding, The Ring of Kerry, another wedding, and finally another wedding!!! Bonjour Mes Amies, 36 degrees, not a cloud in the sky, only 3 hours to go before the ceremony, and the Bride calmly suggests that 30 tablecloths need ironing! Suddenly there is not a soul in sight; 30 seconds … Continue reading »

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A marriage and babies

May 2016 Bonjour mes amies. A marriage, babies, the spa, chickens, a veterinary reunion. A busy 2016! Apologies to all for such a long delay since the last round robin, but one has had a rather busy few months, what with holidays, engagements, pregnancies and finding it harder to keep fit, mind you cutting French … Continue reading »

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Samantha and SUNCT

JULY 2015 Bonjour All, Hot! Well, its 36 degrees here and 38 degrees tomorrow!! I live in the pool and JS lives in the fridge; we occasionally meet in the garage next to the freezer. Having struggled with our changeover from Wanadoo to SfR, both sites trying to compete with each other, I think we … Continue reading »

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Yaks and Yurts

Extra Dispatches. St Blaise. November issue.2014. Bonsoir mes amies. “Wonderbox, Realisateur de reves”  Finding your dreams. “Thank you Tash and Franklin, an early birthday present, book a hotel for us and we will be there.” “It’s probably best Mum that you do not Google ‘Ferme pedalogique de L’Oiselet’, but you will have a wonderful experience” … Continue reading »

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Good Morning Mr Lithter

Round Robin October 2013. A lisp, roof installation, massive explosion, the post box and more. Bonjour All, Good Morning Mr Lithter, my name is Tether Lancathire, I am your thpeech and language therapitht! “Sorry?”Said Mr Lister Tess repeats the whole sentence once again, with the slightest hint of a dribble! “Goodness, I thought it was … Continue reading »

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Keith & Tessa Batchelor

THE WEDDING DAY BY THE MOTHER OF THE BRIDE. (only read this if you enjoy weddings!) JULY 6th 2013 July 5th. 10am.The Marriott Hotel. Room 201… Knock on the door, Tash arriving for a quick pre bridesmaid check-up, flung open the door, but no, it was my ex, Bill, with 4 glasses of champers. Lovely … Continue reading »

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The Hound of the Baskerville Sanglier

Bonjour mes Amis, A week in the UK, a week in Italy, too many lunches and dinner parties, wedding preparations and my mother’s 93rd birthday. But first, a further tale from our neighbours, the Crawford’s. Having spent a week in the UK, they return to Callas to find that there has been some serious disturbances … Continue reading »

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Diversions

St Blaise March 2013 Diversions. Dear all, “How much space have we got Nessie?” “6inches” “So, is it still 6Inches?” “No, 6cms now and getting closer!” “Stop, stop!” “Bugger, we will have to reverse” The Mayor of Callas, Madame Francoise Barre, has announced to the world that after numerous complaints of unacceptable smells billowing out … Continue reading »

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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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