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When history meets reality

April 20, 2020

Sunday 15 March 2020. With Spain now in lockdown, we could no longer use the air tickets we’d reserved out of Barcelona. Overnight, I had reconciled myself to waiting out his virus in France. Staying put and concentrating on LEGO and homeschool seemed more sensible than making a run for it though countries in lockdown with no guarantee we’d be allowed on the plane. The kids were keen to stay in and do LEGO all day, but I declared that…

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The Ariège

June 18, 2019

Here are a couple of images of our soon-to-be new home town in the Ariège, Ax-les-Thermes.  It’s a wee ski town and thermal resort, about 90 minutes from Toulouse. Initially I thought it was way too small for us, but a chance connection with a family who spent two years there had me pretty convinced we should give it a shot.   I work on the basis that if the kids are happy, we’ll all be happy, so I wanted a…

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