Manny's Blog

Sharing our French adventure as we live and work and renovate our forever home in the Haute Loire.

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The Christmas Videos…and a happy new year!

It was a truly wonderful Christmas here this year – very relaxed, simple and calm – full of laughter and quietly precious family moments…. and an awful lot of (though I say it myself) fabulous food!  As is now an annual tradition,  Beth made a family video as our Christmas card, and  I just wanted…

Christmas joy to one and all

I love Christmas at the best of times… and this is the best of times! We put our tree up on Wednesday. Luke and Harry came home for the night – and built a sturdy stand – I made mince pies… and mulled wine… (and carrot soup rather bizarrely – had a lot of carrots…