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Saturday did not look like it promised much at first glance. The bitter cold rain from the night before left a fog that surrounded us all morning. Charlotte, her sister, boyfriend and I packed our bags and squished into the car. We embarked on our two hour ride to the Pyrénées, the land of breathtaking mountains, snow, and world-famous horses and horseback riders competing that weekend.
The compact (and compacted) car sludged its way through the mud that was supposed to be ...
Charlotte and I were allowed to leave the clinic early on thursday to attend a lecture (slash marketing promotion for vets) on Cushings Disease in Horses. Despite having this privilege we were still late for the conference.
My iPhone's GPS stopped working (looks like the AT&T staff did not keep their promise... again) and Charlotte's GPS is so old that it did not recognize newly constructed roads and thus directed us ...
... ginger and has a kink in his tail. I will pay to have them neutered and that’s it and they are installed in the shed in a box. Dodge has taken up residence beside the cage, chin on his paws waiting for them to come out and play. They don’t seem to mind him much at all. When we go away, Chloe who found them has promised to look after them – that was a condition to taking them. Hopefully they will make a better job of rat catching than Dodge!I must be ...
The tour was very interesting and as we went down some quaint backstreets the guide pointed out lots places we would otherwise have missed. The tour lasted 2 ½ hours and we ended up at the cathedral which is the destination for 1000’s of pilgrims from all over the world.
Apparently the 1st cathedral was not big enough to house all the pilgrims, so another was built into the rocks below the original; this too ...
... as a dessert one evening and he got quite emotional as I had made it like his mother used to– praise indeed. So far he has given me Damson, Red Currant, Agen plum, Spanish peach and mixed fruit jam, Agen plums in liqueur, Genepi, Cassis and Vin de Noix. The latter is made with green walnuts and tastes amazing. I have given him Sloe gin, Beetroot Chutney, homemade cake, potatoes from the garden, Orange and red onion marmalade. I have two French books to read about ...
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