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C’est Cosmique

The sun came out for our second day at La Mailleraye sur Seine. English words ending in ic translate to ique in french, as I understand it. So economic becomes economique, politic becomes politique, etc.. So I felt reasonably comfortable

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, La Mailleraye-sur-Seine, Nord-Pas de Calais, St Omer, Upper Normandy

Eels for Tea

We drove 80 miles north to an aire (N 48.77259 E 1.19214 ) at Nonancourt which is a small town about 40 miles north of Chartres. We often listen to audiobooks on the longer drives. At the moment we have

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Posted in - France, 2014 Spring, La Mailleraye-sur-Seine, Nonancourt, Upper Normandy

La Mailleraye sur Seine. Tigers?

After an early(ish) walk along the cycle track we set off for La Mailleraye sur Seine, a delightful aire on the south bank of the Seine, between Rouen and Le Havre. Pont de Brotonne, over the Seine This is the

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Posted in - France, 2013 Autumn, La Mailleraye-sur-Seine, Upper Normandy

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