Hotel Escale Oceania
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... ish to Fougeres. We said our 'au revoirs’, took the statutory photos on the steps of their house and set off.
Then it started to rain – *******. It was light drizzle all the way, gradually the road got wetter and wetter but things were going OK until Will needed to fuel up.
His tank has the same capacity as a baked bean tin, about 140 miles, whereas the one on my panzer tank ...
Me and the cous-cous baby are going to have part company soon or I'll have to buy a pram!!
Today we were off to Nantes but said we would pop in and see Paul & Gilberte (imagine if she had married someone like me)
"What's your name love?"
"I'm not deaf love, I got it the first time"
Then to the Quentels for a bit ...
... gorgeous but I can see why Li-Li had to jack in fishing, it nigh on killed me getting back up the frigging bank.
Aperitifs and then into lunch - cous-cous, pieces of lamb and chicken done with vegetables and a fruity raisin sauce also with hot and savoury gravies to boot, loads of wine, followed up by apple crumble and coffee. Will had thirds.The food was delicious but ...
... us with coffee and Danish pastry. Will smiles politely but has his first taste of French conversation so I have to translate - not a problem, he's trying to remember what he learned in school to have a stab at talking to Li-Li. The years come flooding back, the first time I tried with him in 1974 and it takes a dog's age. He's trying to tell him how you get the pear in a bottle of hooch, Will thinks the bottle bottom is false.Annie returns, another coffee and then back to the ...
... apologising for the "unusual motion of the ship for the last few hours". I just thought this was rough seas, but apparently the ship "may have" picked up some stray fishing nets which "may be" fouling one of the propellers. The engineers had been experimenting with changing the revs of the propeller to try to dislodge the "possible" fishing net. He said things like "nothing to worry about", "nothing to even concern you", "everything is fine and ...