Hotel Restaurant Le Francais
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... van remained, and as it was quite a nice place we decided to stay put. We went for a wander around a very pretty little town and found the Chateau, so paid our 10 euros to go in and have a look. It was very like Rochester castle, and all based on Ric*************heart with plenty of things to see and do, knights and stocks, quoits and board games, towers to climb and wells to peer down. ...
Regarding the title, no, not the guy with the guitar - the rain! 4 days in now and it's barely stopped.. but being British and plucky I soldier on. In case you were wondering, the guitar practice seems to have been limited to 1/2 hour sessions which stopped at about 9m, so no harmonica required.
I went for a late shower on the last night at DO RAY MI FAR SO LA TI DO or whatever it was called and when I went ...
The same. Gorgeous chateau gradually succumbing to nature and hidden from view, just waiting to be brought back to life.
That's me, scrubbing the winter's algae from the edges of the pool, digging out nettles and raking it all into piles.
Brer Rabbit in the Briar Patch?
That's Rick battling the huge blackberry canes, chopping them into pieces, then chucking the ...
... of the wall so walked around the lane and ran into our neighbours--M et Mme Leblanc -- who were out tending their very orderly (and small) raised vegetable / herb beds.
Rick tried his best but franglais and Nicole's French for Travellers only gets you so far.
He came back and fetched me and I thank Nicole for her Intermediate class - I actually used the subjunctive a few times (Il faut que... one must cut this, or poison that etc.) - and that ...
... the problems with damp and mould. But once done, it will be magnificent.
And then there's the garden that's starting to become part of the house.
Roots undermining the stonework, blackberry spreading all through what was once a magnificent garden and climbing over the lovely soft stone walls, along with ivy getting into every nook and cranny. I love wisteria but I've come to understand its need for ...