Follow the daily life of single mother Helen as she struggles to bring up two boys in rural Normandy.

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the end of an era

Well my wedding is close upon us and I shall no longer be a single mother BUT more importantly of late my blog has generated some rather hurtful […]

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settling in

 Well Thibault moved in at the beginning of the month and he is settling in well, bar problems with the kids. AS expected, Maxence is very jeleous and […]

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finding family

well this has been a bit out of the blue, but as some of you may have seen on a thread I wrote on AINormandy along time ago, […]

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all quiet on the western front

Apologies for not having updated the blog sooner, to be honest not much has been happening or at least not stuff that I can openly talk about on […]

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making plans

 Thibault and I have finally settled on which month for our wedding – we are going with September so that we have enough time to get the paperwork […]

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Coutances Circle of Friends

 Well the Coutances Circle of Friends held their first lunch yesterday and it was fab!! I was a bit worried that a) nobody would turn up b) my […]

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social groups starting up in the area

 Just a short posting to bring to everyone’s attention, two new groups are being started up in the Coutances area.  Next Wednesday is the meeting for homeworkers, ladies only, […]

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wedding plans

 Although no date has been fixed yet (we are still awaiting the moment when Thibault can actually move in, before booking the mairie), I have been scouring the […]

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Valentine’s day

 Not that i need a special day to say “I love you” to Thibault (I tell him at least twice daily in my text messages) but I did […]

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Shrove Tuesday = pancakes wherever you are

 Well the year 2013 is already speeding past and we are already in the month of Febuary, and who says Febuary, says preparations for Easter. Yes, Tomorrow is […]

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