Summer Swangsong

The shadows are getting longer and the days shorter, summer is singing its swansong and Mother Nature is beckoning Autumn on.
Whilst walking Barnaby Pickles the other day I found this one last sunflower (turnasole) smiling brightly in the freshly ploughed field, it gave me a quick reminder of our fabulous summer.


One of the last turnasoles of the season


And what a summer we have had here in Fayssac, we have worked really hard putting in the pool,building decking and stone walls, growing yummy veggies in our potager, maintaining our land, painting shutters, building staircases, digging trenches to connect power, water &  data cables around the garden etc, i could go on and on.


The start of one of many walls in our garden

We have also had fabulous fun times with all the guests that have visited and continue to visit us, our house has been like a busy bee hive, and we have loved every moment, our guests have made us take time out to explore and enjoy everything that this amazing area has to offer.

Sheri and Rachel enjoying the aroma of French roses in Cordes Sur Ciel

Sheri and Rachel enjoying the aroma of French roses in Cordes Sur Ciel

John and Helen enjoying a coffee in a secret cafe we found in Cordes

John and Helen enjoying a coffee in a secret cafe we found in Cordes

Today’s (8th October) weather has been amazing 29 degrees, so lovely for this time of year.
I decided to Kate Sheri (my cousin who has been staying) off to Lake Roucarie which is a huge dam and has the most beautiful walks, we took the pickle with us, he swan we paddled and picked pine cones to use as fire lighters and all was well with the world.

Selfi with Sheri at lake Roucarie

Selfi with Sheri at lake Roucarie





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2 thoughts on “Summer Swangsong

  1. Jenny Madley

    What an amazing summer ! All looks soooo wonderful – you are such amazingly clever, creative guys. And hard working !
    You reap what you sow
    Lovely pics of you all too .

    • Thanks Jenny, You must come for a visit next summer, check our calendar on the blog for free dates and come we would love to see you. Px

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