Musical Monday: Écoute moi camarade

Last night, doing the dishes, I suddenly realised that this is the first time in five years that we haven’t been in France in mid-September. This time last year we were in a tiny apartment in Paris and the Small Girl had slept through the night for the first time (her exhausted parents lay awake anyway, because they couldn’t believe she wasn’t going to wake up). The year before that, Corsica, where I suspected I might be pregnant but ate lots of unpasteurised cheese anyway.
September is the time of La Rentree in France – everyone gets sorted and goes back to school or work after the long summer holidays. I think September in New Zealand is about waiting for the rain to stop!


1 Comment

  1. September 20, 2010 / 7:34 am

    I can empathise with you Lucy, this is the first year we haven't been to Europe…it's been a great summer here and we love England but can't help missing all those odd continental things…….

    But like you find the food and the music bring back great memories….mmm

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