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Le nouvel an en Charente Maritime


La Rochelle, quartier de la Lanterne


La Rochelle, la tour de la Chaîne (gauche) et la tour Saint Nicolas (droite)

Les fêtes de Noël terminées, Elspeth et moi avons quitté la neige de Follifoot, pour partir comme d'habitude à Puyravault. Nous avons retrouvé le climat plus doux mais quelque peu humide du Poitou-Charentes. Les photos ont été prises par un beau jour de l'an.

Lecture de vacances: Bill Bruford: The Autobiography (Bill Bruford est l'ancien batteur de Yes et King Crimson, puis batteur de jazz); Stalingrad d'Antony Beevor (je suis amateur de cet historien militaire qui a écrit des livres remarquables sur, entre autres, la bataille de Normandie et la guerre civile en Espagne); Our Choice, le nouveau livre d'Al Gore sur différentes solutions à la crise climatique; Letters to my Grandchildren, un petit livre de Tony Benn, dans lequel il raconte très simplement pour ses petits-enfants comment il voit le monde actuel et les risques de l'avenir. Il est parfois amusant, par exemple - je paraphrase - "instead of invading Iraq to get the oil, we could have just bought it from them".

Demain: école!

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