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I have been meaning to write this for some time.. but its just been so crazy. We don't get one minute of down time at the moment as we are effectively teaching the girls French from scratch as quickly as possible. Our day consists of get up, breakfast, take kids to school, work, pick up for lunch, listen to French CD's do some French talking exercises have lunch, take kids back to school, work, pick kids up, do French homework, do extra French homework, dinner, baths, read ...
... about 45 minutes or so and then we spent a couple of hours being gouged for as much money as possible by the carney folk. The girls had fun on the rides they went on and there was one super fast spinning thing that Olivia and Ruby wanted to go on so Jess and I had to as well. Just as I thought it was about to finish and it wasn't too bad it started to go backwards. I was very happy when the time came to get off although ...
... in hedgerows and we sampled plenty. Lots of fruit trees heavy with peaches,apples and plums..some great to eat. Saw a large toad and a snake resembling an okkie strap in yellow and black not far from village. Sun out so we disturbed its sunbaking!slithered quickly away into undergrowth. Back to the house for a nap before the feast and fireworks. Had wine with R and M and discussed music, Buddy Holly and video of ...
We decided to go into town for breakfast. We bought a croissant to eat, with a chocolat chaud at a local bar called La Joker. Lovely and sunny but there is some cloud around keeping the temperature down. 21c today. We had a walk around the local porcelain shop, looking for a cow milk jug for Maggie. We did find a little one person one, and an elephant one but that's not what Maggie wants, so we gave up. We drove to the plan du ...
... week after the school year has settled down a bit. So this is very nice of her and makes me wonder if maybe the stereotype of the French arrogance that we were so quick to jump on is maybe an exaggeration and perhaps it is the English (Scottish, Welsh, Australian etc) arrogance of moving to a country where you don't speak the language and expecting everyone to drop everything and be incredibly bloody helpful is closer to ...