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Wagon. A cranky contary female / an ugly female. She\'s some wagon eh?

wagon. wagon - an awful woman. than one is such a wagon!

wagon. a woman thats a bitch. dat ones a right wagon.

Wagon. A cantankerous old woman.. Yer wan's some wagon, I asked her could I feed the seagulls and she lifted me out of it!

wagon. car or other mode of transport. i'll drive my waggon.

Wanderly Wagon. A much loved Irish children's TV program which ran from 1968 to 1982

Saturday, 31 March 2012

Home Sweet Home

The Hotel Restaurant

I left Céreste at 9am and headed for Neuvy-Pailloux near Bourges, about half way to Roscoff, it was a fairly smooth journey, except for me putting Bourges into the SatNav(aka Karen) instead of Neuvy-Pailloux ! So after a wee bit of a detour I arrived, unpacked, and unloaded a very drugged Fionn from the car, gave him and Roxy a quick walk and their dinner. Then it was time for me to eat, and the food was good, but never in a French restaurant have I been served so quickly. The other 2 guests seemed used to it and had gobbled down the appropriate course by the time the waiter came collect their plates, but I was heard to politely say, "I haven't finished yet", between the first few courses. But then another guest arrived, and everything slowed down a bit!

Up early and off again, but this time Fionn on half measures of tranquilisers, which worked just as well! I was well on my way on the A20, when Karen instructed me to turn off, I knew there was some traveling to be done between the A20 and the A10 on D roads so that was fine, but then the dreaded "recalculating" from Karen, and suddenly we were on a single track road heading through some beautiful countryside, good job I had plenty of spare time ! Finally we found the A10 and continued  to Roscoff, it was great to smell the sea again, one of the things I always miss about home.

Took both dogs for a nice long walk, then went and checked the dogs in, it had been a really smooth journey.

That's our Ferry
So, nearly home ! The Brittany Ferries staff were really nice and helpful, a much less drugged Fionn was installed in his kennel, and Roxy and I headed for the restaurant. But not before a short trip the kennel deck for a Roxy toilet break.

Brittany ferries  have the best restaurant of any ferry I have ever been on. Starters and dessert are a self service buffet and the main course is waiter service. Sensational !
A small selection from the huge buffet
Sliced dover sole served with selected Brittany grown vegetables

Just 3 of the desserts

A good nights sleep, and finally home sweet home. Provence I love you, but I love home as well !


  1. My favorite flowers!

    It's always nice to be home!!

  2. Love the pics and glad to hear you are happy to be home - enjoy the space and extra rooms!! Are the dogs glad to be home too?

  3. @Alison It's great to be home, hadn't realised how much I'd missed the sea until I smelt it ! All the familiar haunts, and friends I haven't seen for 3 months. Only downsideis I had to leave my guide dog pup in to the guide dog centre!
    @Shona Fionn is pleased to be home and Roxy has moved onto greater things, but it's lovely to be back in my own house.