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Sometimes it takes three

Three. That’s the number of times D and I passed through border control at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle airport in 24 hours.  I think that this could only happen in France.  Here’s how… Air France currently operates only one flight daily from Paris to Toronto: flight AF356.  That flight usually leaves Paris around 2 pm CET and arrives […]

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One week

Seven days. One hundred and sixty-eight hours. Ten thousand…  You get the drift. That’s the amount of time D and I had to complete the complete gut job and reno the kitchen in Coustellet.  Two things were needed to complete successfully this task: 1) planning and 2) sending les parents away. Last week while a huge chunk of France’s […]

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The name of the game is Progress!

I was listening to ABBA and the song “The Name of the Game” is in my head. No pictures today folks.  What?  Do you really want to see what the inside of a messy apartment looks like?  No people, that’s not how I roll.  The first real photos of this apartment will be once the […]

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Tanya – fighting crime in Nice…Seriously!

What a day!  D and I met with one of several agents today in our search for our new home.  (More on the apartment search in a separate post but suffice it to say that this apartment definitely did not have that coup de coeur!)  We stopped at the train station in Nice where two […]

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Let’s get moving

I find I’m bored. I’m bored of doing nothing.  I’m bored of surfing seloger.com to find an apartment with measurements I don’t understand.  Enough of this surfing and let’s get on with it. Okay, maybe I’m stretching things here and I’m overreacting just a pinch.  It’s the way I feel though.  As much as I […]

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