Posted on September 5, 2020
This week, the Smartphone Challenge is “Some habits are good, and some are bad. Your inspiration this week is either”.
To the best of my knowledge, I am entirely devoid of good habits, so that narrows it down a bit.
However, I have it on the very highest authority that, among a plethora of bad habits, my alleged inability to close cupboard doors properly ranks very highly in terms of irritation-generating capacity.
Dunno what all the fuss is about….
52WeekSmartphoneChallenge 36 Your Habits
Posted on August 15, 2020
Posted on December 30, 2019
The nearby town of Le Dorat hosted the ‘Mondial de Tonte’ (that’s the world sheep-shearing championships) back in July. For such an occasion, the place was, naturally, ‘en fête’, with most shop doors and windows being decorated with amusing pictures such as this one:
(You can find more of these images here)
Posted on September 4, 2019
Posted on July 20, 2018
This hand-made – and most definitely unofficial – signpost in the city of Cahors, in southern France, points the way to a number of exotic locations. And Brussels.
However, the most practical pointer is probably the one which shows the way to the nearest benne à ordures: the garbage dumpster.
Posted on September 26, 2017
Posted on May 14, 2016
Posted on May 9, 2016
As one of France’s leading utility companies, EDF (Électricité de France) supplies something without which modern civilised life would be quite impossible.
As well as electricity.
Posted on December 12, 2015
Posted on December 3, 2015
This sign could equally well have been posted for the Oddball challenge, but since it was in black and white anyway, I though I’d use it for this week’s Black & White Photo Challenge. It’s outside a carpet shop close to where my parents live in the UK.
I say ‘pavement’, you say ‘sidewalk’.