Spanish Pyrenees Part 3  –  The Carrion Eaters

Hello and welcome to the latest blog from The Olivia Rose Diaries on January 6th 2023. We recently took a day out to see one of the local places of interest.  Let me share our experience with you. ‘It seems a weird thing to market as a tourist attraction,’ I said as we followed theContinue reading “Spanish Pyrenees Part 3  –  The Carrion Eaters”

The Spanish Pyrenees – Part 2      Cheese sarnies for Christmas lunch

Hello and welcome to the latest blog from The Olivia Rose Diaries on December 30th 2022. I hope you all had a good Christmas. Whilst many of you might have been tucking into a huge meal, wearing paper hats, pulling crackers and wincing over the jokes, we were sitting on top of a hill eatingContinue reading “The Spanish Pyrenees – Part 2      Cheese sarnies for Christmas lunch”

The Spanish Pyrenees – Part 1 Settling in for Christmas

Hello and welcome to the latest blog from The Olivia Rose Diaries on the 21st December 2022. After two weeks at Le Shack we are on the move once more, heading just over the border into the Spanish Pyrenees. We have taken on a house-sit for a month over Christmas and the New Year inContinue reading “The Spanish Pyrenees – Part 1 Settling in for Christmas”

The Grim Reaper

Hello and welcome to the latest blog from The Olivia Rose Diaries on December 10th 2022. We had travelled back from the UK with a new addition to our armoury in the never-ending war against bracken and brambles in our field – a scythe, a full-size, double-handed tool, with a blade so sharp that itContinue reading “The Grim Reaper”

Visiting Lac Leman – or is it Lake Geneva?

Hello and welcome to the latest blog from The Olivia Rose Diaries on November 25th 2022. We had been waiting for better weather before driving down to Lac Léman but, as it didn’t materialize, we went down anyway. The cloud inversion was still hanging over the valley as we left and a French friend toldContinue reading “Visiting Lac Leman – or is it Lake Geneva?”

House-sitting in the French Alps

Hello and welcome to the latest blog from The Olivia Rose Diaries on November 11th 2022. It’s that time of year when we begin house-sitting in France and our first one this year is in Gervais les Bains in the French Alps, a shorter stay than usual at just four nights but it slotted neatlyContinue reading “House-sitting in the French Alps”