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Tuesday 11th November was a public holiday in France

We knew it was a bank holiday but did not know why. We were on the boat, when at about 10.30am, I heard the sound of a marching band. I looked up and I could see people with flags marching along … Continue reading

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From Meaux to Epernay Nuala Birthday and Family Arrive

This week we travelled along the Marne River and Nuala’s mother, Aine and sister, Kate came to stay with us. They brought fantastic weather with them, the hottest we have had so far! We really enjoyed this section of the … Continue reading

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