Other Rambles

Lockdown Day 31, France

Ep 1 La Loire, France. July 2017. Sunflower.

My first podcast. 31 days have passed since the French government decided on the quasi complete lockdown of the nation. I have lots of goals set up to achieve during this period; yet, a month later, I don’t feel like I have achieved much. And you? Are you confined as well? Are you more productive …

Trip To A Local Farm

Black Tulips

During the long Easter weekend, we decided to make a trip to a local local farm, La Ferme de Viltain, just 10km away from us. La ferme de Viltain, a family farm specialises in diary cattle farming. Diary products such as white cheese (fromage blanc and faisselle) and yogurt are produced from the on-site morning milking. …

Word of the day: TSUNDOKU


I have just added two more fresh-from-the-bookstore books to the wobbling pile of ‘to-read’ books on the shelf. This pile does not include the stack of Reading-In-Progress (RIP) books (my 3 summer reads too) sitting on the other end of the shelf. And, the latter has yet to account for my various kindle purchases sitting …