I need a vitamin boost!

We’re back from our hols! It was so good to discover a new part of France, and really feel like we had found our ‘place’ (we’ve been tossing around the idea of a French holiday and/or retirement home for years). It had the hills and trees to keep Husband happy. It had the beach for me & DD. It had really interesting (covetable) architecture.

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Future holiday chateau?

The Basque country in France has the best blend of Spanish/Basque (my favourite) and French (husband’s favourite) – even on the road signs!

Bilingual sign in Saint-PÊe-sur-Nivelle (Wikipedia)

Bilingual sign in Saint-PÊe-sur-Nivelle (Wikipedia)

The weather was glorious, sometimes a little too hot, even in the shade, but that’s what the sprinkler park was created for, right?

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DD got to practice her French at the epicerie every day, endearing her greatly to the shopkeeper. We discovered some amazing cuisine – and even a gluten-free cake!

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There will be a recipe for gateau Basque later this week!

We got to start a new sea-glass collection, walking and chatting, jumping in and out of waves. I got hooked on adult colouring. We got to unwind and disconnect and just hang. 

Sadly, my body misunderstood the memo, and I’m now battling the start of a cold…time for a Vit C mocktail boost, a catch-up of all my recorded TV shows and a scroll through the WordPress Reader. Hallelujah for the bank holiday weekend and no work tomorrow.

9 thoughts on “I need a vitamin boost!

  1. joey says:

    I so get sick when I’m having a great time. Sorry to find you with a cold. But oh, I am so envious of your trip! Phenomenal opportunity! I hope you’ll stay well enough to enjoy it 🙂

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  2. hollie says:

    I got mono….on top of everything else I’ve got going on, I had to get freaking mono. Thanks a lot, germy kid. I think I could have skated by unscathed with the 4-6 week incubation period…but I got so run down and stressed with these stupid extra online classes! Ugh! I have been being taken care of though which is so unusual for me but lovely. Your holiday sounds lovely. I absolutely want to come to the UK and France and have you show me all of those beautiful places!

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