Monthly Archives: July 2011

A giant feather

I was waiting impatiently at the bus stop by the river, mulling over the French homework I’d just finished at speed before leaving home. You can see the bus’s progress from far up the river road. There is usually an enormous youth in baggy pants standing waiting at this time, so I know I haven’t […]

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Delectable Dieppe

Another foray into France via the tunnel. Christine had been singing the praises of ‘lovely’ Dieppe for months. The last time I’d been there was as a schoolgirl of seventeen, taking the boat train from Victoria via Newhaven/Dieppe and then onwards to Strasbourg. In my mind, Dieppe remained gloomy with heavy seas and bleak buildings […]

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