2000, yes 2000 poor souls, aka immigrants, apparently stormed Calais and the Euro Tunnel last night. The images on the news decry the “storming” tag. Numbers of sad and depleted looking individuals saunter towards the tunnel, heads down and despondent. The upshot is chaos at both Calais and Dover. The M20 has become a car… Read More Dover chaos and Gradishte festival
I have been looking at the map of the route as if by ingesting it visually I shall transform into a human Sat Nav. I don’t know why I’m stressing about it as Terry is such a competent driver. I like to do things once before I relax – it’s just that this once is… Read More Getting ready
Welcome to my blog. My name’s Corinne, my partner Terry and I are in the process of selling our house so we can move to Bulgaria and follow our dreams. We’ve bought a house in Gradishte near Levski in the North Central plains and near the Stara Planina mountains. This is my virgin post so to speak; I’ve… Read More Hello World
Why Bulgaria? One day a student walked into my office and showed me her photography portfolio; photos of her Bulgarian grandmother at her homestead making cheese, photos of pomegranites stacked in a stone sink under the shade of a walnut tree. The pictures delighted and transfixed me, they spoke to me and I knew almost… Read More Here goes!
When my boss at work told me to curb my enthusiasm I knew it was time for a change. So in June 2015 my partner and I bought a house in Gradishte, in the district of Pleven in Bulgaria. Well a shell of a house, pictured above, with almost 3/4 acre of land, outbuildings in a… Read More Bulgarian dream