France through Anglo-Australian eyes moves here

My blog on “France through Anglo-Australian eyes” has been transferred here complete (hopefully!) with all of the historical blogs and photos. All future blogging will now be from here so that when eventually closes, there will be no loss…

NB-6L Canon battery holder

My Canon SX270HS is a great little camera but it has one real fault in my mind which is battery life. Worse, it gives indication of a failing battery barely half a dozen shots before the battery dies. Once the problem is identified, the solution is simple – carry a second backup battery ready to… Continue reading NB-6L Canon battery holder


Going to work

Since we moved from the 14th arrondissement in Paris my journey into work has changed significantly. No longer a 10 minute walk down past the nice boulangerie, the selection of cafes (including the one opposite the market where they do a nice cous-cous on Sunday), the market itself on Wednesday, the chemists, two supermarkets and… Continue reading Going to work

A Day trip to Ecuador

Once again an interesting week. I went to Ecuador (yes, go and look it up on Google maps, it is the top left hand side of South America – I had to too) and spent longer in the planes than on the ground. Jo was more fortunate and stayed in Paris.As usual, it was a… Continue reading A Day trip to Ecuador

Snow in Paris

This blog is a bit late since the snow fell in Paris in the first week of January. However it is topical since we have another dose forecasted for tomorrow (Monday) so the same scenes may reappear. And it gives me a chance to show my photos off…. Unusually for Paris we not only had… Continue reading Snow in Paris

Moving on…

We have decided to move on from our furnished apartment in the 14th Arrondissement in Paris. This is due to several reasons such as spending too much money for too little gain, neither of us being used to ‘only’ 55m2 of living space (more like 55m2 for the living room), no garden (look at our… Continue reading Moving on…