Recalling water protests back home and Laurent Fignon here in France while cycling between the Seine and Marne valleys (Provins to Mary sur Marne 2016 Day 22)

Today's photo shows a battered box lying abandoned at the side of the road near to Jouarre. The box is for a catalogue company in France called Bernard.com but its dishevelled condition and empty state sort of summed up the kind of day I was after having. Today I suffered my first puncture on the … Continue reading Recalling water protests back home and Laurent Fignon here in France while cycling between the Seine and Marne valleys (Provins to Mary sur Marne 2016 Day 22)

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Fireworks aplenty after France beat Germany to qualify for the final of Euro 2016 (Saint Florentin to Provins 2016 Day 21)

Today's photo shows a screenshot from the Euro 2016 semi-final clash between France and Germany. Germany were heavy favorites going into the game and they dominated the match but 2 goals from Antoine Griezmann were enough to seal victory for the French. The final whistle was greeted with the sound of fireworks in the small … Continue reading Fireworks aplenty after France beat Germany to qualify for the final of Euro 2016 (Saint Florentin to Provins 2016 Day 21)