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Welcome to all our friends

Welcome to all our friends
Welcome to all our friends

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

July 2012 at Gone Fishin'

What a bumper summer season we are having with the gite. Thank you to all our guests new and returnees.And yes, we are already taking bookings for 2013. Same price as 2012 just £325.00 per week throughout the summer season offering self-catering with exclusivity, just for 2.

Views over the lake at Gone Fishin

Just a little reminder to those just visiting for the first time......... we want you to be re-assured that we are real people that live in France full time and have converted part of our lovely country house into a self-catering  holiday Gite/cottage . The West side of the house (your accommodation) allows itself to be a totally independent cottage/gite allowing total privacy and tranquility. A lovely large garden is all yours with terrace and BBQ area, with access to our 22 acres in and around the lake, fishing rods are provided or bring your own or simply just enjoy the view. Picnic table are around the lake for you to enjoy perhaps watching the wildlife. Find out loads more at our website Please Note we have a new site www.france4two.uk


Catching up with May and June at Gone Fishin'

Thank goodness we had the rain at the end of April and part of May. The level of the lake was well up and the Carp now feeling very happy with themselves, lots of babies!.
These two months have been absolutely perfect weather warm bright sunny days, not too hot.
Rennet the little green frog trying to hide
This little green frog know as a Rennet is real and very vociferous!!
The wild flowers were at their best May and June and the grass looking a lush green. Flowers the best ever thanks to the rain and warm sunny days. General maintenance keeps us busy and finishing off our new project... the balcony at the side of the house so we are able to enjoy the views over the lake and watch the wildlife. 
Wild flowers at Gone Fishin in the orchardPoppies in profusion at Gone Fishin

ducklings with mum on the nest
The first ducklings to hatch in the garden, mum is about to escort them on the journey to the lake.
What is it? It's a glow worm, nice from a distance but not so good close up!!

Glow worm in all its coloursa bright light from a glow worm 

Celebrating the queens Jubilee with neighbours but more importantly with Sandra and Alan who kindly organized the party.

The queens Jubilee celebration at Gone Fishin

 Balcony project with views over the lake
               The 2 Alan 's cutting branches for a better view
Branches being cut around the lake at Gone Fishin
Young carp in profusion

Thousands of baby carp active at the end of May early June.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Again, catching up with March & April 2012.

March arrived as if someone had turned a switch .... it became spring very quickly.
Many people including ourselves had lost a lot of plants in the garden even though they were wrapped in fleece for protection and in the greenhouse.
Nature never ceases to amaze us how it tolerates the abrupt changes in the climate here.
Kermit enjoying the spring sunshine at Gone Fishin Aiguillon
Kermit enjoying the spring sunshine

Blue skies and a few buds showing spring at Gone Fishin
Blue skies and e few green leaves showing spring has arrived at Gone Fishin' Aiguillon

Cherry blossom on show at Gone Fishin' Aiguillon
Cherry blossom and views across our own private fishing lake

Pansies and daffodils on show at Gone Fishin Aiguillon
Daffodils and pansies doing their best in March
Pansies in full bloom at Gone Fsihin 2012
April, what a difference in a few weeks, pansies in full bloom and more leaves on the trees

It's catching up time with the blog, thank you to those that have asked me to continue as its so easy to keep saying I will do it tomorrow.
January and February wow, was it cold . Temperatures hovered in the -9 C region and in early February plummeted to -17C. We were all as snug as a bug in a rug . By the middle of the month the snow arrived and stayed with us for a good 2 weeks. Enjoy the pictures.
Kermit at Gone Fishin France
Kermit sleeping it off !
New Year at Gone Fishin 2012
Seeing in the New Year 2012
Gone Fishin's lake frozen over in 2012
The lake at Gone Fishin frozen over

Deep snow covering the gite garden and terrace at Gone Fishin 2012
The gites garden and terrace under snow

Snow hides the country lane to Gone Fishin 2012
The quiet country lane to Gone Fishin' is even quieter, brrr beautiful but cold!