Fireworks! July 23rd 2009 I liked fireworks. They were a winter thing for me. Part of the regular calendar when all the children were small was getting warmly muffled up on November 5th with woolly hats and scarves and sensible shoes ands going off to one of the municipal bonfires in Sheffield, then later, Leeds. Elinor, a Bonfire Night baby, used to be convinced the festivities were for her, the birthday girl.
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Europe » France » Languedoc-Roussillon » Aude Although ultimately a victor in World Wars I and II, France suffered extensive losses in its empire, wealth, manpower, and rank as a dominant nation-state. Nevertheless, France today is one of the most modern countries in the world and is a leader am... ... read more
Retired May 2007, and since then have enjoyed a month in India, about which I wrote several blog entries. Now I spend much of my time with my husband in France, in a small town in the foothills of the Pyrenees, and from time to time, write blog entries about our experiences... full info