Oh my goodness we are already into August . Feel that summer hasn’t really set in here even for SW France,the weather is very unpredictable and inconsistent but the summer veg are in abundance and make me happy.
Welcome to new or returning members : Buffylover/Rebecca , Stilltrying and Nokie/Lynda.
We are glad that you have found us and you can be sure to find all the support you need on here .
On a personal level I have settled into a sort of resigned acceptance of all things COVID and COLISSIMO ( the dreaded French parcel service !!) I don’t want to bore you much longer with the saga but just to say that my son’s parcel finally left France, arrived in Sydney , then Brisbane and seems to be in some sort of postal depot in Cairns . It was supposed to be delivered today but I am not going to complain… it really is almost there after one month of anxious checking.
I had a cheerful morning. Aquagym first thing and then a lovely mooch round an outdoor ‘brocante’. I am often wary of overblown prices but was pleased to find a set of white,vintage , monogrammed bathroom towels for 3€ each and they are now in the washing machine. It was nice to have a coffee outdoors too.
So my ‘blue ‘episode has subsided for now but I really feel for anyone struggling. Clare, so good to see you back . Just check in when you can . I hope Lauren returns too, and Britta.
You are all amazing in your resilience and strength . Remember we are rarely ‘perfect’ all the time but we are doing our best . I can’t really plan far ahead these days but trying to stay positive .
SG I fully understand the pull of the UK right now and your need to be close to your daughter . I haven’t heard of any Brits returning here but many look to downsize because of health issues. If you do go back I will seek you out and have a coffee in Birmingham , so you can’t escape me !!!
Right, off to sort out the list . As always many, many thanks to Sunny and SG for their continued and greatly valued support on this thread xx