Back to the Crazy Bar

The trouble with these bars is that the atmosphere and the characters are so very seductive. You really do feel if you don’t go you will be missing something. So we found ourselves back at the Crazy Bar with a roomful of folks who are rapidly becoming friends. Unusually some teenagers arrived in a group … [Read more…]

The Crazy Bar

It is only a few yards from one bar to another in our village so we arrived at the Crazy Bar where some of our new acquaintances were gathered and others arrived shortly afterwards. Ay Up lad seemed to be doing some form of acrobatics at one end of the bar. Cap man was shouting … [Read more…]

Our wildest night yet

We entered the bar and it was the busiest we have ever seen it. If it had been so full in England, I would have left immediately as people were really shoulder to shoulder and it is a very small bar. I reckon about 40 people had managed to get in there. Of course Didier … [Read more…]

Going to see the Mayor

We took up an invitation to go and see the Mayor as newcomers to the village. We did not know what to expect and I think we both felt quite daunted. Like so many community facilities here, the Mayoral building is impressive and modern. We waited outside and eventually people turned up to let us … [Read more…]

Vegetables but at what cost?

So after the debacle in our favourite bar, we decided not to give up on our evening and headed to the Crazy Bar. There were a few regulars on stools by the bar chatting and laughing. I love how people laugh here whole-heartedly with no embarrassment at all. Two young boys were playing pool and … [Read more…]

Feeling a little bruised

I am feeling a little bruised emotionally so thought I would blog it out. We were in our favourite bar the other night. A relative of the owner was in and we have seen him twice before. He always goes on about my husband’s lack of French. We have seen him be really harsh with … [Read more…]

Snow and Lottery Wins

You find me utterly knackered. We stayed up way too late last night as sometime we get muddled still between French and English time. It was a pleasant evening in front of the wood burner and the telly but it took its toll. My husband took about 20 alarm calls before he got out of … [Read more…]