Tag Archives: Winter

Just a matter of time (and money)

Each year, as time and money allows, we return to our little house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, France. We take the local train to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne (Australia), then board the Sky Bus for the 20 minute ride to Tullamarine … Continue reading

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Whatever the weather

No matter where you are in the world and what you are planning to do – you can’t control the weather. We are currently house-swapping – living in a house in Melbourne’s outer eastern suburbs while the owners are enjoying our house in … Continue reading

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The cold was the culprit

Coming back to our house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, France, after an extended period in Australia, I noticed some water spots underneath one of the old cast iron radiators… part of the central heating system on our “guest floor” which consists of a gas … Continue reading

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Shaking off the winter blues

The sun has finally made an appearance in Melbourne, Australia, after a winter that doesn’t seem to want to end. Melburnians might often say that it’s “freezing” but in reality the temperature here is really very mild. Nevertheless, I would rather be … Continue reading

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Year-round beauty

Our town in central France, Argenton-sur-Creuse is just gorgeous, all year round… As soon as we arrive there we breathe a sigh of relief to be out of the rat-race once more, and immediately settle back into the slower pace of life, when there’s … Continue reading

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Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

At a time when most Aussies (well most that we know) are shivering in the middle of the drizzly Australian winter I started thinking about our first experience of snow in Argenton sur Creuse. Having never lived anywhere it snowed before we … Continue reading

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