A Winter Walk

We’re due to move in just over a fortnight, and I’m trying to take a break from the packing to get around some of my favourite walks for one last time. Partly to say goodbye to the landscapes, partly because I’m thinking of joining a walking group in Northumberland, and I don’t want to be left … More A Winter Walk

Grahy 2011

Originally posted on 750 metres:
2011 was the first full year we owned our french house. We had arranged for a local builder to install a fosse septique, a bathroom and other improvements. Which he did during a very cold January through to March. So cold in fact that in February our neighbours contacted us to…

Grahy 2010

Originally posted on 750 metres:
This is the house as we first saw it in July 2010. It was all very overgrown! The interior of the main house was used as a studio by the past owner and their many artworks. We finally signed the Act de Vente just before Christmas and this time the area…

change is coming

You may have noticed that I’ve been a little quiet on here for the past few weeks. The reason is that we unexpectedly sold our house last month. I say unexpectedly, it had been on the market since spring, but houses around here do not usually sell quickly. It can take several years to find … More change is coming