Just before our Versailles Trip – I was on my way to buy a couple of vintage bikes, for an up and coming event, when I had the misfortune of being involved in a car accident. Luckily no-one involved was badly hurt but it did leave both cars written off. This resulted in me driving a small hire car which meant that I couldn’t pick up any bikes. With the help of some wonderful friends, they took me in their car, trailer in tow, we headed off for the Emmaus in Cholet.
There I found plenty of old bicycles, I chose two likely suspects and returned back home with the bikes in tow. That was the beginning …
2012 was the year of the music festivals – Main Square, Cognac, Melle etc etc.
This year, 2013, has so far … and will be … the year of masquerades and disguises – involving – hats, gowns, breeches, masks, wigs, waistcoats, polka dots, spats, bow ties and much much more ! (more…)
So, a little spell offline over a busy summer and something nefarious broke the blog. Or, more specifically something in the underlying SQL. A few hours polish and it’s fixed. Apologies for the disruption.
plenty of updates in the pipeline including….
A complete re-roof of all of the outbuildings. STRESSFUL!
A visit to a Masked Ball at the Versailles Chateau
Some Special Visitors for the summer 2013 season
A Vintage bike-ride along the Loire
And so on.