My Mazamet

Life at № 42 by E.M. Coutinho

Habemus Villa. Deposit paid this morning!

And so… this is the new house! I think it’s quite dignified. You can’t see inside until the rooms are emptied and I start placing our things.

December 20, 2014 · 15 Comments

No time for fear, but still-

We were invited to dinner last night. It was lovely. Everything was beautiful, everyone amusing, the food was superb. Today the weather was glorious, 18 degrees and sun. Now the moon … Continue reading

December 6, 2014 · 8 Comments

On a night like this Stufen comes to mind

And I found a rather glorious modern translation by Daniel Staechelin to go with it. “Stufen” by Hermann Hesse “Stages” As every blossom withers and every youth calms with age, … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 31 Comments

Countdown Mode

Finished packing books and cd’s. Mike actually did the bulk of it before he left. We still have to do the more fragile crystal and porcelain table lamps. There’s also … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 12 Comments

Here we go!

Mike has picked up the new car in Barcelona and is now in Alicante having the seats re-upholstered in black leather. He’ll be back Wednesday evening- and then there’s still packing … Continue reading

December 1, 2014 · 25 Comments