Monthly Archives: September 2014

Tractor jam at the Cave Cooperative

I think maybe there was a machinery breakdown, the line is not usually so long. They were queued from the Cave to the road, then on the other side from the stop sign down quite a ways toward the village … Continue reading

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Lunch at “Le Petit Nice”

Even if its isn’t sunny, a lunch out on the terrace of one of our local restaurants, Le Petit Nice, is always a pleasure.

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Mechanical vine picker

In case any of you haven’t seen one of these, here it is. Very tall.

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Nacho waits for his dinner (or breakfast)

This is his little shadow on the other side of the plastic barrier I have up to keep the dogs out of the kitchen …..

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Plum Jam!

This is my pyramid of plum jam, made a few days ago. The plum tree in our vegetable garden has thousands of little prune plums every year, so what could I do but make jam?

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Got a mention in the press

Here’s the link: http://tinyurl.com/koeq7xf In the regional paper Midi Libre. Just says something nice about my fixing up the house “without killing its soul” —

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Fast Food

Paella from the Saint Chinian Sunday market. Wonderful. And the dogs enjoyed the shrimp heads.

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