... continues to dominate the weather, bringing some fine days as well as some colourful sunrises and sunsets.
A couple of days ago it was even good enough for us to have lunch on the deck ... not bad for early January !
Mornings have had a touch of frost, but that is to be expected with clear skies over night.
We finished the big job on the community newsletter yesterday, so the 15k of them will go to the distribution company on Monday morning.
... passed overhead this morning, en route for their summer breeding grounds. This is a full two weeks later than last year. They will continue to be heard and seen over the next month or so ... it seems their migration route passes directly over us and we are now used to their twice-yearly commutes marking the changing of the seasons.
The current very cold snap has clearly delayed their migration this spring, not to mention the garden which remains very much in winter mode with very few signs of movement at all. That's just as well, since it was -4° over night, and tonight is expected to be even colder ! At least this cold dry spell has brought some sunshine which had been conspicuous by its absence during much of January.
The print shop has been ticking over quietly, as you would expect at this time of the year, and keeping me busy in the absence of my partner who returned to China to spend the New Year with his family ... bit it's two more weeks to wait before he returns !
join the cartridge to the ink system had been pushed back inside the box. Attempts to reconnect it only worked briefly, so in the end, the solution was to cut open the box and physically plug in the cartridge manually. Normal service was then resumed !
Have you sampled any of the live recordings of choral music featured on the Moments Musicaux page of the website?
Or there's a Christmas Carol selection available here.
Michel - just an ordinary guy, I guess. A musician by trade and into 'techy' things as 'relaxation'. Originally from the UK, but resident in France for 13 years.