THE CAPTAIN'S BLOG

Burgundy en plein air.

June in Burgundy is a time for outdoor living. No surprises really as France has been incredibly hot these past few weeks with temperatures approaching 40° Celsius (that’s the equivalent...

Wild about the Garlic

May in Burgundy is a month for all things white and beautiful. First off, we have the wonderful Lily of the Valley, or Muguets, which young men hand to their...

An august tale of three Caesars

Here’s a conundrum. September (septus) should really be the seventh month, October (octo) the eighth, etcetera, etcetera. On that basis, I hear you ask, why is the eighth month called ‘August’?...

Chaque jour un coup de foudre

We’ve had a lot of weather recently in Burgundy. In particular we’ve had some rather unseasonal thunder storms. It’s all part of life’s rich pageant and a good storm to...

This week we’re having a ball

Soccer has arrived in France big-time. Happily the French national side kicked-off the European Championships with a win on Friday evening. Over the next 30 days there will be 51...