I guess it’s called d’Azur for a reason.

I had never been to the Côte d’Azur before until this afternoon. I’ve seen the ‘local’ Mediterranean coast at various places, at Tarragona and Barcelona in Spain, at Perpignan and Montpellier in France, and in La Spezia and various other Cinque Terre towns, and Pisa in Italy. The beaches I have seen were all quiteContinue reading “I guess it’s called d’Azur for a reason.”

I’ve done enough for today.

A short post today. There’s not too many people reading these days, anyway. I guess people don’t like to read about Italy or France, or about kids. People don’t like positive writing. Negativity sells. Don’t worry, in a couple of weeks I will be back to my daily rant about the horrors of academia, seenContinue reading “I’ve done enough for today.”

A surprise at the end of the tunnel

The weather forecasts promised us terrible things for later today in Choranche. That can only mean one thing – time to move on. And so we did, guided by the tunes of the ever so appropriate ‘Follow the Sun’ by Xavier Rudd, a tune we have rediscovered during this trip. Although we followed the sun,Continue reading “A surprise at the end of the tunnel”

I promise I wrote this yesterday!

It’s 10.45pm on September 11 as I’m writing this post. Useless information to start a blog post with, but it’s a side note to silence the angry voice in my head. The voice that is angry because for some reason German phone providers rip you off the moment you cross borders into Switzerland. That is,Continue reading “I promise I wrote this yesterday!”