IF WE WERE HAVING COFFEE.Home from Heaven

 

If we were having coffee:  I would tell you that I am sitting here on a cross channel ferry, travelling backwards.
Reluctantly going home with a head stuffed full of memories and and dreams. This past week has been wonderful.

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Anyway first things first, where are my manners. Welcome to the garden today  it  is lovely and warm out here. So far we do not need the space heaters nor the marquee though they ready for use at the first drop of rain or drastic drop in temperature. Now we have ( thank’s to Paul) all types of tea and coffee. Not to mention cakes scones, and all sorts of cconfectionery Enough to make the artisan baker, from the small village we have just spent the week’ a very proud lady indeed.
If we were having coffee: I would drive you mad with tales of Chateaus and castles inhabited by Kings. Queens, princesses, princes not to mention infamous mistresses who often ruled the roost ….. but not always.

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If we were having coffee:
I would I would explain how we visited the village that was the birthplace of the famous mathematician and philosopher Descartes. The village is of the same name. The first Sunday we were in France we drove into town to sample the Market and then the coffee. While we were there we were  witness to a service in the town square to commemorate the liberation of the town. By allied forces on that day 70yrs ago.
On our second visit yesterday (Friday ) we discovered the beautiful and peaceful public garden’s. These were full of beautiful touperie  and ponds even a little wild life enclosure with, geese, ducks, sheep, goats, and Llamas and a lovely pig called Zorro.
Just outside the park we found the Church where René Dacarte’s mother is buried. The church though not in great repair is still used to this day.
If we were having coffee:

Night sky over  the Channel

Night sky over the Channel

I would explain that I have put up photos of all of these things in the blog posts I have written this last week. Can  I get anyone another drink or something to eat. Are you still warm enough the sun is beginning to set now. It is sparkling on the sea. We have moved now to the Restaurant for dinner. We certainly have a sea view now. 🙂 . We only had a view of the lifeboats from our previous seats. I am actually quite hungry now. Looking at  the red sky  from the spray splashed window reminds me of  one of  my  Mother’s many  sayings “Red sky  at  night shepherds delight. Red sky in the morning shepherds warning!” Funny how all the things  my Mum would say and I would roll my eyes come back to me now and I realize  how much truth and wisdom there is in them.

If we were having coffee:

If I am honest  I shall tell you now  that I had a good nights sleep even though  we did not get home until midnight! We have done  the washing  and it is on the line! Hoovered  and dusted round  and even had a flying visit from the middle son. I am so grateful  that Paul is here to  help as I am back  an forth sorting things out. I do love my  home, my  house  the area, my  family  and friends  but Oh! I did love that  holiday!

Never  mind  I must  get on  so  eat drink , chat  and be merry and I shall be here you only  need to shout.  If I were  you I would  scroll up  or  down  and  check out Paul’s  coffee morning  it is here  too!! So  for now  be well and be happy.  😀

If we were having coffee I’d ask  you : would you like another  cuppa, or  a biscuit . I’d  tell you I have really  come to enjoy  these chats  and I’d  love  to hear  what you would  tell me , If we were having Coffee  Original idea  from  http://parttimemonster.wordpress.com/

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