Tag Archives: Dijon

Don’t Do It! – (Friday Fictioneers, July 2015)

From the window of the smallest attic in Dijon, she calls to the boy teetering on the ledge below. “Fais pas ca!” He looks at her blankly. Not French then. “Tue das nicht!” He shuffles towards the edge. “No lo … Continue reading

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Auxerre – Canal de Bourgogne – Saone to Pont de Vaux, May/June 2014

Monday 26 May We’d had a nice weekend at Auxerre, after coming down from the Nivernais. The weather had been mixed, hot and sunny, heavy showers. The moorings on the capitainerie side are expensive, (22 euros for a boat our … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

The Weekly Photo Challenge is ‘Street Life’.  I’m not keen on photos of crowds of people, so my offering this week depicts mostly deserted streets in France and Spain.  To see other interpretations of the prompt visit the site or … Continue reading

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Canal de Bourgogne Revisited (Autumn 2013)

Having abandoned our exploration of the Canal de Bourgogne in heavy rainfall during May/June, we decide to persevere again this autumn… Monday 19th August Arrived at Pont de Vaux around noon, after an uneventful trip.  Traffic had been a little … Continue reading

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Rain, rain and more rain… Canal de Bourgogne/River Saone, May 2013

The only good thing about being wet is that you can’t get any wetter… and you will, in the course of time, get dry.  The bad thing is that this year in France, once you’ve got dry… you just start … Continue reading

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