The maximum temperature here today is 13⁰C, minimum 5⁰C. We seem to be catching up with the rain that we missed earlier in the year!! As I type this, it is pouring down and rain is forecast daily. South-Westerly winds of 27km/h with gusts up to 61 km/h.
Monday, November 21, 2022
21/11/2022 Catching up with a birthday.
Nigel's birthday earlier in the month at L'Intemporal in La Rochefoucauld
On the plate is the Amuse Bouche, but because it is white on white it impossible to see!
Starter of boiled egg with creamed parsnip.
The main course of what we think was Nile Perch with vegetables.
Dessert - Apple pie and ice cream.
The view from our table in the restaurant - La Rochefoucauld Chateau.
A reflection of part of the chateau in the Tardoire river that runs under the bridge.
Further reflections on the Tardoire.
Part of the old Convent...
The Church in the background dates from the 13th century.
Eurasian Cranes (Grus grus) flying South on the 12 November - they are so noisy!
A Great Tit (Parus major) can look at an elephant.
House sparrow (Passer domesticus) female checking the skies.
House sparrow (Passer domesticus) male.
Last but not least is our Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera) that always flowers too early!!