Week 44

07/09/2010 04:02:00 AM

ChristinaWith the weather being so lovely, we've been spending a lot of time at the beach. Some people are right at home in the sea: they run up and jump in with all the energy of David Hasselhoff and they emerge, unruffled, like models in Dolce ...

Week 40

06/22/2010 05:38:00 AM

ChristinaI have sad news: it seems that I am now too old to deal with the consequences of a night out and must resign myself to a lifetime of afternoon naps and BBC antique programmes. Where once a hangover was cured by a bacon sandwich and ...

Weeks 38-39

06/22/2010 05:04:00 AM

We apologise, again, for not updating the blog. We have dropped the ball. Then we have picked the ball up and then dropped it again, repeatedly, until the ball became bruised and traumatised. The ball is now in care, where it will stay until ...

Week 37

06/04/2010 09:17:00 AM


Weeks 33-35 (normal service to resume with another post tomorrow!)

06/03/2010 06:26:00 AM

Christina:(written Week 34)Last Sunday, I said goodbye to Will for a few days when he drove to Marseilles for a work assignment. As much as I like my own company, I knew I was ready for his return when I actually enjoyed a 20-minute phone c ...

Week 32

05/07/2010 11:13:00 AM


Week 31

04/30/2010 09:18:00 AM

WillI have always had a pretty low opinion of coach drivers. They are the losers of the HGV fraternity: not man enough to drive a lorry, not free-spirited enough to take to the open road as a trucker. But now, they have gone too far. As we ...

Week 30

04/23/2010 10:54:00 AM

Christina:This week I had my first taste of pintxos, snacks on cocktail sticks which originate from the Basque region of northern Spain ('pintxo' means 'spike' in Euskara, the language of the Basque people). They usually come in the form of ...

Week 29

04/18/2010 08:30:00 AM

Will:This week, a warning: cyber criminals are everywhere. Give them a chance, and they’ll gain access to your computer and invade your privacy. I found out the hard way when, this week, it happened to me.