France


GMT and why Leeds is 6 minutes behind.

  GMT and why Leeds is 6 minutes behind. The Time Has Come. For us baby boomers and older this may get you humming an Adam Faith tune from 1961. I tried listening to it just now and no way. Way too many memories. This weekend we have been ‘falling backwards’. It’s how I remember … READ MORE

Australian advert for rubbish and Shrove Tuesday

    What could an Australian advert for rubbish and Shrove Tuesday possibly have in common? **Answer at the end.   Food and friendship can play a large part in any carer’s raison d’etre. So, linking Pancake day on the 5th March and International women’s day, 8th March with Women Welcome Women World Wide, carers … READ MORE

Allez les Bleus

Allez les bleus. That is what I said  to the driver as I got off the local bus from Vence to Tourrettes-sur-Loup. My French leaves a lot to be desired but I am told I have a good accent. So as he hadn’t replied, I added, ce soir. To which he smiled, nodded and said…Je … READ MORE