Today was Keith’s birthday, which we started with a French breakfast in the back garden. Seb and Becky had bought him some air pods as a present which he spent most the day setting up and playing with. Everyone kindly indulged me in some shopping. In an almost deserted outlet shopping centre there were some tremendous bargains to be had. Similar in theory to Woodbury Common outside New York. The Paris outlet centre is about an hours drive from Paris itself and...
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Technically speaking our long weekend started on Thursday. I had worked 07:00-14:30 at work to make a mad dash for our 16:35 flight. In the end we were there in enough time to pick up champagne for Becky’s parents & have a drink at the metro bar in the airport, before boarding our CityJet service to Charles De Gaulle. On board we had some very cold wine with our ‘vegetarian’ non de-script sandwich. We played a word game on Becky’s I pad to pass the tw...