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Le Petit Roy Restaurant

If you are in Argenton for a few days there are quite a few lovely restaurants. One of our favorites is Le Petit Roi just down the road at Le Menoux (www.restaurant-lepetitroy.com). The restaurant is situated on the banks of the beautiful river Cruise and has a large terrace where you can sit outside in […]

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Afternoon Tea at Amy’s Tea Shop in Cluis

Our friends Gary, Graham and Kay went to http://www.amystearooms.com/ Amy’s tea room this afternoon,14th August 2014,in Cluis, about 15 KM from us here in Bonnilly, we had a great time and were invited to try a huge number of teas, which we did, along with sandwiches, banana cup cakes and scones with jam’s and cream, […]

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Epic Trek

We had a very interesting guest, Adrian Tregerthen Thomas, who was walking the way his ancestor walked 200 years ago through France after the Napoleonic wars. Have  look at the newspaper article,  http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Epic-trek-marks-200th-annivesary-prisoner-s-walk/story-21086669-detail/story.html Well done Adrian, great to meet you.

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Spring in Appleton’s Garden

Spring has arrived in our part of France and our garden has exploded with colour, the rhododendrons that were bought for us as a present by Hanneke and Larry from the Netherlands are out in bloom,  the tulip tree is full of flowers, the wisteria has flowered for the first time since being planted 3 […]

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