Formerly 'Rambling with a cantankerous old mule"
It seems it’s time to get ready for Christmas already. Can you believe it? I can’t (as you can see).
On the evening of the 17th we had an amazing family Christmas get-together at church: Noël en famille, where we enjoyed the most ginormous tartiflette (a potato and cheese dish) … Continue reading
Last week, while in Liège, Belgium, two friends gave me a couple of Christmas tins with gifts inside. At first they looked like ordinary festive tins, but upon closer inspection … Continue reading
Merry Christmas from France, and from one of the more bizarre Father Christmases (Père Noëls, Santa Claus(es) …) you’ll ever see. Last night we had a very simple meal, then … Continue reading
I’ve been waiting for over a week for the weather to clear enough for me to be able to see the mountains from my window. Finally, yesterday, I got my … Continue reading
I stumbled out of bed yesterday morning and through to the kitchen where I was met with the scene above… And that, unfortunately, is the sum total of what I’ve … Continue reading
I love this time of year, not for its rampant commercialism of a meaningful event, but for the reason behind the holiday… And of course, we get to enjoy nativity … Continue reading
All these were taken at our Christmas market last night. Again, all without flash and making use of the high ISO on my D7000 (therefore the grain)…