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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
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eva budapest

New Me Hungary

Rest when you are weary. Refresh and renew yourself, your body, your mind, your spirit. And then get back to work. Ralph Marston After looking at the photos from the last five years just before leaving France for Hungary, I...
The first day of school is finished for Daniel and Angelina, and I can honestly say I am very impressed. Here are my thoughts.... Last night before bed I was anxious. We had no idea what to expect from their new school...
Folk music is the sum of all those melodies which were used in some kind of a human community over a smaller or larger area for a certain length of time, as spontaneous expressions of musical instinct. To put...
What in the world were we thinking?! The car was packed and we were in front of the notary to sign the last papers and hand over the keys to the new owner, when all hell breaks loose in our...
capestang life

Goodbye Capestang

  Good-bye Ville de Capestang! We went to the local watering hole, Le Grille restaurant on the square, to celebrate our last evening with our friends. It was a mix of being utterly knackered after 70 days straight of working with...
Half way through summer holidays and I am nothing short of exhausted. All our students this year are little, between 10-13 years old, and most arrive with nearly zero of their new second language; no ability to construct a...
At three weeks before we move! Here are my thoughts.... (if too random, I apologise in advance...)  I handed in my official resignation letter to Pierre Polard the mayor of Capestang as municipal councilor. He sent me a letter back thanking me for...
Why do people sing? People sing when they are happy or sad, dying or in labour, old or young, even babies sing. We sing for religious reasons and rites of passage, bottom line, we sing whenever we get the chance because...

Capestang Car Show

Yes, another stat holiday and no school for the kids! May 8th, 1945 World War II Allies excepted the unconditional surrender of Nazi German armed forces. To commemorate this day, our little community of Capestang paraded through the streets to the...
spending time with my moms

Chill Vancouver Day

Ladner luncheon. I took my mom and mother-in-law out for lunch at Ricky's and then visited my Grandmother one more time at the old age home in Ladner before I leave on Sunday. It was like hanging out with two...
travel is education

Roadschooling Top 10 List

  There's Road Schooling, Homeschooling and Unschooling, which is the right choice for our travelling family? Our version is a variety of all three, mixed with learning new languages and traditions as we travel around Europe. We have no home, and...
                    HOW TO: Make French Style Mussels Ingredients 4 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 Large Onions, finely chopped 5 Cloves Garlic 2 Lbs Mussels, cleaned 1 cup Dry White Wine ½ Cup Heavy Cream (optional) 4 Tbsp. butter, cut in pieces 1 Tbsp. Dried Parsley or ½ bunch...
When the Hungarian airlines ‘Malev’ went bankrupt last month, Ryan Air took over their flights making it possible for everyone to enjoy Budapest for cheap! Our family couldn't be happier. Back in the first week of February, I travelled back to...
How to travel light

Second Honeymoon in Paris

Where are all the rude Parisians? Do you speak Tourist? Is a movement in Paris started in 2012 to try to improve customer relations with visitors to the metropolitan city of Paris. The creators have analysed who comes to Paris...
Love White Rock

Beautiful White Rock

White Rock is on the southern coast of British Columbia and happens to be one of the most beautiful places in Canada. Houses cling to the cliffs offering views of the Pacific Ocean and the tourists flock to the shores...
http://youtu.be/0E7NKSMCZYE   Who doesn't love Freddie Mercury  and the uber famous song Bohemian Rhapsody. It reminds me when I first saw Wayne's World when Mike Meyers and Dana Carvey head bashed to the tune, typical 80's style, as they drove along...
Tis’ the season to be jolly... Fourteen of us make our way on the 27th of December to Carcassonne to enjoy the children's activities around the city. Starting out, the older boys skate in the market square for one hour...