Cap Roig, Calella de Palafrugall. 

We recently visited the Cape Roig botanical gardens in Calella de Palafrugall, about 2 hours north of Barcelona.  It really is worth a tour if you’re in the area. The land was bought in 1926 by Colonel Woevodsky and Dorothy Webster, they built the château and created the gardens, the work was eventually finished in…

Grand Crohot ocean, Lege Cap Ferret.

Not only do I live on the Bassin,  I’m also only a few kms from the ocean. I’d like to tell you a little about one of my favourite beaches , on the Atlantic coast. It’s about 40 kms from Bordeaux and  the best time to holiday here is in June or September,, a lot…

Adirondack part 2.

This post is a follow on to Adirondack Aperitif. We decided to  paint the chairs, to add a bit of colour to the terrace, before it’s  time to get the flowers in. I’ve still  got one to do, probably  do it in the pinky colour to match the  geraniums . Anyway,  ready for this  evenings…

Necessary or not ?

Morning everyone, it’s another wet and windy one on the Bassin. So I decided to get us equipped, with a new decodeur that’s TNT and HD compatible, which becomes obligatory in April ( the 12th I think ). If you don’t have one then you can’t receive French tele at all. There’s also quite a…