Those of you who follow me on Instagram and Facebook will know we spent last week skiing;  we had a little escape to the mountains and the snow during the children’s winter holidays, which was in fact the last full week of winter if you follow the meteorological calendar rather than the astronomical calendar when the March equinox  is taken to mark the first day of spring.  Either way, it has little to do with my story which most definitely took place during the winter, except we did have very spring-like conditions! Continue reading “WINTER HOLIDAYS FRENCH STYLE”