Today hasn’t been the best of days – we were expecting some trials and tribulations associated with buying a house in France, but I don’t think we ever expected what has happened today! Since we had the offer accepted on the house near Uzes we’ve had a busy time just getting to grips with the basics of opening … More What’s French for Gazumped?
I had a quick look at the calendar this weekend and realised that in 25 weeks time we will be pushing our bikes off the Ferry at Roscoff and starting, what we hope will be, a fantastic cycle ride through France to eventually dip our toes in the Mediterranean at Sete. As I mentioned in the last … More 25 weeks and counting…..
after 25 years of dreaming about owning a house in the South of France we have had an offer accepted on a property near Uzes – so our dream is now turning into solid bricks and mortar – and we are dipping our toe in the Gard … More A Toe in the Gard
So that’s it – the clock has ticked into 2016, bringing with it the realisation that in 7 months time we will be setting off on our bikes to cycle over 1000 miles from our home on the northern flank of Dartmoor to a beach at Sete in the South of France ………………… or at … More New Year, a new toy – the planning begins!