Change of Blog posts

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. Hi all followers, I have made a decision to change my Blog activity, mainly due to moving our main activity from the waterways (happiness is a wet bottom) to the potential campsite at our field in St Hilaire-Fontaine (hygge  camp). Also it seems easier to continue to post and access on Facebook rather than word...

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gathering winter fuel

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France.   The weather has been unseasonably warm, but with November just around the corner it seemed wise to cut up a load of logs for the wood  burner. followed by a nice lunch on the deck, supervised by Gladys We have  also been stripping out  the remains of the summer crops ,  and preparing and...

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autumn has arrived, time to prepare for winter.

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. It looks like we are going to be at St. Leger again this winter.  We did plan to move to Cercy-la -Tour just a little way up the canal but it didn’t  work for us so its business as usual this winter. I have ordered my logs and they duly arrived,  and now I have...

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Too darn hot…again

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. Yes its been very hot the last few weeks and hardly any rain.  So recently we have been going up the field late in the day and staying in the camper overnight and  getting up early and working and watering until it gets too hot to work. enjoying an early breakfast on the new deck,...

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Building a deck.

Posted from Lamenay-sur-Loire, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France. We decided that a  priority for the field was  a dry flat area outside where we could eat and relax.  A 4 x 3 meter  deck  was  the decision and  the task was undertaken with gusto and a  little help for my mate mark.  Well actually a lot of help and expertise so I remain...

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