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Rob Fuke
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The work on the streets of Sauve restarted in September. There was a pause over the summer months to allow tourists to come and spend their money without falling down the numerous holes in the road which were necessary to install new cables and drainage sys...

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Work in progress
The work on the streets of Sauve restarted in September. There was a pause over the summer months to allow tourists to come and spend their money without falling down the numerous holes in the road which were necessary to install new cables and drainage sys...

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A fishy tale
Firstly, sorry for the months of silence. Things were a bit weird here, but now it seems, it's time to get going again. St Hippolyte market is an institution of sorts on Fridays. People walk about a bit, maybe stopping for some good goat’s cheese ( pelardon...

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You don't have to be mad........
Those of you with bated breath waiting for my next instalment can finally relax. I've been away for nearly a month, due to various health problems. This has been a very hectic period, I've had three medical consultations a week in various clinics in the reg...

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The long and the short
This being the third year that we have't gone skiing, I decided that it was time to shake off the apathy of winter and the Christmas excesses and go to the new swimming pool in a small town about twenty minutes away. Some friends, who had been to the pool i...

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This being the third year that we have't gone skiing, I decided that it was time to shake off the apathy of winter and the Christmas excesses and go to the new swimming pool in a small town about twenty minutes away. Some friends, who had been to the pool i...

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A strange thing happened the other day when I went for a walk in Clacton on Sea. I went along the path by the sea, not the most beautiful coastal path, with its concrete sea defences. The wind was very strong and so I decided to go to the end of the pier. S...

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Love and Death
Have been in Britain since Monday and will probably stay until the end of next week. As usual, I'm struck by the stoic cheerfulness of the public in these hard and troubled times, as opposed to the dourness found at home. Not that the French are unaware of ...

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Accentuate the negative
Fascinating. I posted a thing yesterday which, due to a mixture of cynicism and curiosity, I entitled: 'Chip on my shoulder.' I gave it this negative sounding title just to see if it attracted negative-minded people. A few weeks ago, I wrote a thing called ...

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Chip om my shoulder
Went into Colchester this morning, 'Britain's Oldest Recorded Town,' as it constantly reminds you. I decided to stop and have a spot of lunch. My first port of call was a pub, the Fox and Fiddler, which claims to have been there since 1440. The only reason ...
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