My Mazamet

Life at № 42 by E.M. Coutinho

The Cost of Living Crisis Revisited

I know the situation is very different from the 2008 financial crisis but the effects are very similar. A year ago a cucumber at my local supermarket (Intermarche) was 1€, … Continue reading

February 26, 2023 · 117 Comments

Pergolating, Part I

Here we go, part I. It’s up but there’s still a ton to do. You can see a pair of the new iron chairs. They look super designer and light … Continue reading

February 21, 2023 · 20 Comments

Number 42, Before Us

Yesterday we had the great pleasure of being visited by a former resident of number 42. One who grew up here and loves the place as much as we do. … Continue reading

February 16, 2023 · 16 Comments

Hi Ren

Originally posted on Esme's Cloud:
It’s been too long, of course, but if it makes you all feel any better no-one has been getting much in the way of…

February 10, 2023 · 9 Comments