Monthly Archives: June 2016

Even if you want to remain you should vote leave…

[since the leave vote] I’m impressed that the bullying by the corporates didn’t work. Remainers have said they are cross because their house price might go down or their pound is worth less (tho’ this after years of competitive devaluation … Continue reading

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Sunday, 6th June 2016, From Flers to Ouistreham (ferry), about 47 miles

We had a rapid start after the usual breakfast of muesli and yoghurts. We were right by the D25 so we left Flers shortly after 10am, well we got going at 10.10am so it was probably about 10.15am. Took a … Continue reading

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Friday, 03-06-2016 : From Mayenne to Flers, c. 55 miles

I’ve noticed that I’ve been leaving out any mention of the weather – well today was almost warm but overcast. In fact it’s been cloudy for pretty much the whole of the trip, with rain for the days from Rouen … Continue reading

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Friday, 03-06-2016 : From Le Mans to Mayenne, c. 55 miles

We visited the cathedral at Le Mans before we left the hotel – easier to leave all the bags in the room. Le Mans cathedral is tremendous – wonderful colourful glass, and a complexity of side chapels and flying buttresses … Continue reading

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Thursday, 02-06-2016 : From Chateaudun to Le Mans, c. 60 miles

It was only drizzly when we woke up, and most of the time it as not raining sufficiently to notice from within the tent. Guy collected breakfast milk and cereal from a local shop – everything being closed the night … Continue reading

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Wednesday, 01-06-2016 : From Senonches to Chateaudun, c. 50 miles

Today our aim was to visit the Proust Museum in Illiers-Combray, arriving their for the afternoon session at 2.30pm. This, and the fact that it was raining when we woke, made leaving before 11am unnecessary, so I had two cups … Continue reading

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