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ComeOVeneer Sun 31-Aug-08 18:34:20

Sorry, seems to be the flavour of the day today, so couldn't resist. grin

Just wanted to say "Hi" and make you all envy with the fact I have just got back from 2 weeks in sunny, sunny France in a lovely house with a fab pool, great food/wine etc and the children (proud mummy moment) were actually total angels in the car there and back (left home at 3.30am reaching house at 6pm, and equally as long back)!

So how is everyone, any gossip etc?

scorpio1 Sun 31-Aug-08 18:38:51

Whereabouts in France? We are off to Loire Valley on Friday and hoping it has sun!

pamelat Sun 31-Aug-08 18:41:15

Oh how amazing. We go to Jersey next week for our first unsupported (!) family holiday. DD is nearly 8 months and thank goodness hasnt learnt to crawl. Really hoping that it will be semi relaxing.

scorpio1 Sun 31-Aug-08 18:42:47

Just get lots of wine then it will be relaxing!!

I'm looking forward to the food - i love cheese, foie gras, oh and the patisseries <<dribble>>

BloodySmartarse Sun 31-Aug-08 18:46:28

ive just booked a mners house in laguedoc region for oct [starts relaxing in anticipation]

Pan Sun 31-Aug-08 18:47:04

Plus ca change, plus c'est la meme chose. Cher.

BoysAreLikeDogs Sun 31-Aug-08 18:47:16

CoV welcome home.

Did you know that Aitch has had her baby??

ComeOVeneer Sun 31-Aug-08 18:47:37

WSe stayed here, had a "bread lady" in a little van come down the drive every morning with fresh bread, pain au chocolat, croissants and other patisserie, just popped out in pj's and bought what we needed. House had a barn with a tble tennis table, snooker table, table football, darts etc for when it was raining (or in our case too hot after unch to be in the sun).

anorak Sun 31-Aug-08 18:47:45


In fact I intend to start a thread about it. I am outraged.

anorak Sun 31-Aug-08 18:48:45

Holiday sounds great by the way. The house sounds like the one in Ab Fab.

scorpio1 Sun 31-Aug-08 18:49:33

looks beautiful. bread lady great idea!!

BoysAreLikeDogs Sun 31-Aug-08 18:50:52

oooh looks fab

Ronaldinhio Sun 31-Aug-08 18:57:02

cheese eating surrender monkey

Pan Sun 31-Aug-08 18:59:27

That's very Eurpean of you, Ronnie.

Pan Sun 31-Aug-08 18:59:58

or European, even.

hughjarssss Sun 31-Aug-08 19:01:55

I bet you didn't want to leave - looks gorgeous

hughjarssss Sun 31-Aug-08 19:02:25

shock @ ronaldinhio

mother2two Sun 31-Aug-08 20:18:41

I am very envy!

I know someone who loved their holiday so much, that they stayed on! They now live in the Vendee.

I am so jealous. I'm hoping they get fed up so that we can do a house swap grin

Fat chance.

ComeOVeneer Sun 31-Aug-08 21:30:26

Feeling a tad sad, especially as we have had foul weather today (thunder, lighting and torrential rain) sad

hughjarssss Sun 31-Aug-08 21:46:07

I find it hard to feel sympathy for you comeoveneer after you had that fab holiday. Some of us have been stuck here with that blardy weather all summer grin

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