The death of the high street

It seemed like a simple task…. Load the car up with junk…. Old cardboard boxes Used paint pots Offcuts of drywall / plasterboard And take it all down to the local recycling centre…. However an hour later I found myself lost in the middle of rural France…. I had put the address into my satellite […]

Water coming through the ceiling

Dave came into my office with a worried look on his face… There’s water coming through the ceiling next door!! I rushed next door into our newly decorated kitchen.. And there was a huge water stain on the ceiling!! We both went upstairs to try and find out where the water was coming from. It […]

Moonwalking in France

So there I was tossing and turning at 3.30am… I couldn’t get to sleep…. I was in pain…. And I had a deep feeling of frustration…. This is a common occurrence for me because I suffer from a bad back… Over the last few weeks it’s been particularly bad… The problem is, I end up […]

The BBC?

Somehow I managed to travel from France to the UK with an expired passport… In fact my passport had expired two months previously… However this brought up a massive problem… I’d only been planning to stay in the UK for three or four days… Trying to travel back to France with an expired passport probably […]

Arrested at Customs

Sunday morning I found myself in a queue at customs, Calais France…. I was travelling back to the UK for a very short visit to get my hair done and also do some shopping… This is a journey I’ve done countless of times in the past… However this time I was really worried… In fact, […]

Harvest Time

As some of you may know over the last few months I’ve been trying my hand at growing vegetables. Earlier in the year we planted, Potatoes onions garlic carrots strawberries and a herb garden This week we started to harvest the onions potatoes and garlic. Was everything successful? Well no, not really… Half of our […]

How Do You Eat An Elephant

It’s overheating!! I find it embarrassing… Sometimes I don’t know what to say…. and I don’t want to tell them…. This is how I feel when people ask what I do for a living… This is especially true at…     – Dinner parties     – Events     – Family gatherings I’ve always […]

Operating a mechanical digger

I love to say yes… I’m always the first person to put my hand up and say… I’ll give that a go…. Last weekend this resulted in me operating a mechanical digger for half a day… see video below!!!   We were having some landscaping done…. And we had hired a mechanical digger for the […]

Interview With Neil Stafford

  Below is an interview I did with Neil Stafford this week… This is a fascinating interview all about recurring income and membership sites… GoTo Video 🙂 I meant to get this interview out much sooner however there was a problem… On Tuesday my Internet went down… Unfortunately there was a technical problem with my […]

Things are starting to grow

This past week here in France it’s been really hot for this time of year… I’ve been enjoying the sun and spending loads of time out in the garden… Dave and I have been, Planting more vegetables Chopping firewood Weeding the flowerbeds Mowing the lawns In fact the potatoes we planted about a month ago […]