Spent last weekend in England; and part of the experience was the (Scottish) celebration of their most famous poet – Rabbie Burns.
Went with friends to a Burns Night Supper in Shropshire. Wonderful experience, with the piping in of the Haggis
the address to the haggis, and the toast to the haggis
and then singing, poetry and dancing.
Had our own Burns Night on the day itself – 25th January, with haggis
neeps (turnip, or swede) and tatties ( mashed potatoes)
A fitting tribute to Scotland’s national poet.
Now it’s back home and on with the work – plenty to be done in preparation for the season. Have you checked out our latest property for let this summer? or our special spring offers?
Hope to hear from you soon
Bob and Marjory
As yet another blizzard blows in, some pictures of Pierreville in the snow from last week. Starting with a snowman??
and then some of the garden
and across the road
New volets were fitted to our upstairs windows today. We hope we’ll be a little warmer.
Bob & Marjory
Happy New Year from a very snowy and cold Pierreville.
It seems that most of Europe and Britain is very similar, so hardly surprising that peoples’ thoughts turn to the warmer days of summer, and summer holidays.
So we can announce a new gite for holidays this year; sleeping up to 7, and willing to take dogs, HT30 is now available.
Larger than our other gites at Hameau Tranquille, it has three bedrooms
plus a large seating/dining area with a kitchen off to the side.
With one of the bedrooms on the ground floor, with a seperate small sitting room and bathroom
it would be ideal for several generations of a family holidaying together; with space to be all together, but private spaces also.
Other features include washing machine, dishwasher and possibly also wi-fi connection.
We haven’t managed to get it onto our website yet, but already it’s booking up for the summer, so don’t hesitate to contact us if you might be interested.
Mieullers voeux 2010
Bob & Marjory