Another photo from this week ,an unusual church in the St Mont wine region.
Today was a wonderful sunny day, 21c around midday, Our friends Peter and Xander have returned to France they called around it was great to see them. Today’s photo is of the vines in the St Mont wine region in the Gers, the grapes have been picked and later they will be pruned when theContinue reading “A good day all in all”
Been away for a few days and after a very tiring day with a 3.45am start to the day I am back home in France. We went to a Roberto Fonseca concert last night, he was excellent and he touched me on the back as he passed me in theatre foyer, what a star (himContinue reading “back home”
A lovely tree
Continuing from yesterdays outing where I set out to visit Mobberley in Cheshire to walk to grave of my late wife Katy, I passed through the village centre and the old traditional graveyard surrounding the church, most of the graves were ancient and packed tightly together, I knew the mountaineer George Mallory who died onContinue reading “A bit of a grave day, victorian humour, a mountaineer’s grandad, two dear departed socialists (real ones) and a very old Quaker”
A fine day in Manchester so I went for a walk into the Cheshire countryside, with a view to having a few pints a pub lunch and popping round to see Katy and Julia’s graves all goals were achieved but more about that along with photos tomorrow. I was still buzzing with the win overContinue reading “The small god of football”
Well who would have thought it against the odds we beat a team leagues above us, a great game, well done FCUM a great victory for real football
Well back to Manchester tomorrow I am filling my bag with thermal underwear, the rain stopped here and turned into a nice sunny day.
The First of November is All saints day or ‘Toussaint’ in French, tomorrow is all souls day. The graves of ancestors are cleaned and decorated with pots of chrysanthemums.