Living in Southwest France – 2CV, Excavator, Sausage and Eggs

Minty likes playing with the old 2CVs that live in the barn.

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Lucy has a new bike, bought at a vide grenier (car boot sale, literally ‘empty attic’).

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Otto drove an excavator.

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The local sausage is called Toulousain and it comes in continuous lengths. You cook it in a spiral.

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Jean had a birthday and turned 29.

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When you collect eggs from hens in a barnyard, they come in different sizes. [Note the archaic microwave in the background.]

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3 Responses to “Living in Southwest France – 2CV, Excavator, Sausage and Eggs”

  1. 1 Kevin
    August 5, 2009 at 00:15

    Otto is living the boyhood dream there. Operating a real excavator while wearing your dinosaur pajamas.

  2. August 5, 2009 at 00:17

    I was so focussed on the digger I didn’t realise he was in pyjamas!

  3. 3 Jenna
    August 5, 2009 at 22:16

    Bon anniversaire à Jean!
    Personne n’est jeune après quarante ans mais on peut être irrésistible à tout âge. – Coco Chanel

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