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... was none as empathetic as I!
Joelle had invited us to her birthday party in the
Vendee. Lyn badly needed a break. So we
parted, having found a wonderful Chambre d’hotes in Lautrec.
Both of us, at this stage, were feeling rather surprised at
how well we had been travelling, given the sinus attack and my shoes which had
literally fallen apart and resulted in bad, bad feet!
Our last few days in Najac.
Our final dinner at L'hotel du Barry, excellent as always.
Our farewells to madames in the PO, the epicure and the pastisserie, Stefan our neighbour.
All very organised and proper.
On our last evening, met Tim and Charlotte (UK expats), who live in another village about 20 min away, for a ...
... were invited into the storage shed via the blending room. A glass for Paul had to be found. We then all climbed around the storage shed looking for the box of wine for the bottle to be tasted.....then returned to the blending room for the tasting.
Paul and Miriam chatted away in a combination of french and english. Miriam had good english which helped when hearing about which grapes were used for which wines. The wine chosen met with Pauls approval, and Miriam decided that ...
... through the fat ingested, and also to cleanse the palate before dessert. At the Sarlat markets I'd found homemade mini walnut tarts, from the makers own walnut grove. What else! Shame I burnt the tops, though it did scrape off reasonably well, and as the spare ones quickly disappeared, I'd obviously scraped off enough.
Out came the cards (and the M&Ms) and we played into the small hours. Deirdre did rather enjoy being on the winning team, and will no ...
... groups and individuals as a picnic site. As with many french towns, english retirees are buying properties either for holiday homes or to retire to. This is giving the local economy a boost and also improving the condition of numerous buildings. Where we are living is a case in point. Bought by an englishman still living in the UK, renovated, (in keeping with its origins) by an englishman who moved over here about 12 years ago. New basic kitchen and 2 ...