Our Best Day’s Sailing

(I posted this on posterous last week but hang-out was down so it didn’t appear here.)

22 September – our best day’s sailing – 39 miles from Bandol to Hyeres, all on the sail. Force 4 to 6 winds gave us 6 to 7 knots most of the time. Great fun!

Bandol to Hyères-sur-Plage

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Paris

Bateaux Mouche

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End of the Holiday

The site’s back up after a few days’ offline. I don’t know whether it was hacked or whether my host fixed it, but something managed to bring it back up.

The sailing holiday’s over. We drove from Bormes-Les-Mimosas to Morzine, had a day there, then spent the following night in Beaune. Yesterday we drove up […]

Il Pleut Toujours

It’s still raining.

Today’s forecast was showers and Force 2 to 4. We decided to sail from Île de Porquerolles to Sanary, between Toulon and Marseille. Half an hour after slipping out of the harbour the rain started. There was a big, stationary, thunderstorm to the west of our track and we were catching the […]

Back in Cavalaire-sur-Mer

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Beaulieu-sur-Mer

A delightful village a few miles east of Nice.

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Rush Hour at Newark

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Cavalaire-sur-Mer

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Snow Leopard

If you’re running an Intel-based Mac you should really run out and buy the latest version of Apple’s operating system, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard.

Snow Leopard

To learn more, see Apple’s Snow Leopard pages and MacWorld’s extensive coverage. To check that your critical applications will run under the new OS go to […]