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A quick 'bonjour' from Carcassonne

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Here I am again just in case you thought I had forgotten my blogspot completely,  truth is the summer has just flown by rather wonderfully. The picture is of le Pont Vieux, the Medieval bridge crossing the River Aude to La Cité taken very early one morning in the summer, one of those morning when you simply have to leap out of bed and grab the moment. I posted it up on my facebook page

The weather has been stunning this year and I have been able to visit the coast quite a few times and enjoy quiet moments on some of my favourite beaches, Gruissan Plage with the beautiful natural area of La Clape as a backdrop and Biquet Plage, both long stretches of soft sand with crystal clear sea.  I find a day on the beach is both energising and invigorating. Both are within easy driving distance of Carcassonne when you want to escape for the day which occasionally is a real treat !

I've met some delightful people along the way from all over the world who regale me with tales of their lives a…