15:37

Hmmmmmmm... call me crazy, but think there might be storm coming... wink

12:54

Out cycling today was stopped by police & then asked to hold this sign as a bunch of randoms rode by! wink Awesome! grin

12:13

Not been riding enough lately, but at least when I do get out it looks like this! Love the Hourquette d'Ancizan! smile

21:00

9pm view from the front door. Lovely evening smile

11:27

Bit of a traffic jam in Sainte-Marie de Campan this morning! wink Mooo! More of the same up the Aspin. Glorious day! smile

19:09

Thursday evening moule frite. Nom, nom, nom! tongue

20:22

Getting stuck into 43c worth of Leffe wink On special yesterday. Just finished bargain Grimbergen so perfect timing! grin

08:39

Syria, Nicaragua & now USA. What a distinguished group of nations. @realDonaldTrump did make them something! Hint: not great! #ParisAccord

14:39

Col d'Aspin descent to Payolle. Sometimes just have to stop & enjoy... as not enough time for that on the climb? wink

14:31

Col d'Aspin... Moooooooo! wink smile grin

13:40

First Hourquette of the year. Lovely smile Cattle are behaving themselves off on the plateau. Unlike... (see next)... wink

21:07

Well done France! #AnyoneButHer!

09:46

Wildflowers by the side of the road. Beautiful this time of year smile #SimpleThings

18:57

In tiny village shop buying cheese. Wanted 300g, owner took knife & asked me to direct his cut. So I did & slice came to 292g #HumanScale wink

15:07

Campaign poster spotted outside a local polling place... oh dear... wink

13:42

Might look a bit cloudy, but beautiful up the Aspin today smile Game of 'Dodge the Cows' necessary on descent too wink

15:19

We stopped by field of cows today. Some looked over so I shouted, "Bonjour!" & rest turned to see too. They all seemed so confused. Why!? wink

13:54

Everyone here is so generous. New friends invited us to wonderful lunch. Amazing food & so entertaining! grin #SoLucky

20:21

Time to move on tomorrow. Evening meal with landlady, family & guests was a wonderfully hospitable send off. Thx! smile

12:45

Clearly it's hard being a foal! We pass this horse nursery often & 90% of the time the young are asleep. So cute!

12:00

Easy like Sunday morning?! wink Oh, & the fingerprint scanner on my phone doesn't work any more! #NoFingerprintsLeft sad

20:20

TFI Friday... wink Friend's BD celebration at local golf club. They have proper pints here! View's not bad either! grin

20:16

Remember that cold snap yesterday? Nah, us neither! wink Wonderful evening at Golf de Bigorre smile

20:13

Goldern Hour. If only there was somewhere close we knew we could pass by to snap the crazy clouds this evening wink

19:58

Might be a bit nippy today, but makes for some crazy clouds up in the high stuff. Love the ever changing views here.

12:49

Chatted to a nice Dutch couple this morning. They said my English was very good. Who'd have thought! wink

08:40

Hmmmmmmm... bit of a cold snap in Europe. Lucky it's only going to last couple of days!

18:03

Felt my 1st earthquake just now. Only few km away. Er, cool? #DidTheGroundMoveForYouToo #ShouldNotJokeAboutThisStuff http://www.emsc-csem.org/Earthqu...

09:47

Hmmmmm... left over filet mignon & sautéed potatoes for breakfast. How bourgeois! Nom, nom, nom! tongue #SorryNoPicture #AllGone

12:45

Nothing like first Tourmalet of the year to clear the effects of a weekend of slight excess wink Lovely day for it! grin

17:48

Chauffeured home after Indo lunch with guest appearance by a gallon of Sangria wink Life's good this side of the car smile

09:44

Little walk up the hill from Bagneres-de-Bigorre. Col du Bedat. Lovely having a local guide to show the way. Thx! smile

20:01

Living like a king! Another wonderful dinner with some overly generous friends. Nom, nom, nom, nom! tongue Thankyou! grin

11:37

Nothing but the sound of birds singing, the occasional bee buzzing by & distance cowbells. Such a relaxing stroll smile

10:22

Earlier than I would normally go, but lovely ride this morning all the same. Luckily made correct clothing choice wink

08:19

I guess life can't be that bad when trickiest decision to make today is what layers to wear riding as it's nippy out but sun is coming... wink

11:17

And they're rolling. Glad I got my Sunday ride in early as it must be beer o'clock! wink Cheers! grin tongue #ParisRoubaix

10:04

Chilling out on a Sunday morning. Lovely little ride and beautiful conditions too. What's not to love? smile :)

10:02

Early ride to work up thirst pre-Paris–Roubaix. Accidentally better than planned... forgot the bidons! #Winning wink

16:18

Spectacular day on the bike. Loop over the Aspin with this amazing view of the Baronnies on the way home. Perfect! smile

12:57

Mixed entrée, Indonesian main & French desert. Another tough Sunday afternoon! wink Nom, nom, nom! tongue

15:17

Pratiwi: look! Cute lambs! Pleeease take a picture. Me: pulls out phone (too slowly). Gets shot of sheep ass. Doh! wink

16:42

Neighbour has vicious new guard dog. Almost lost a limb today & thankful that gate is there! wink Soooooooooooo Cute grin

10:50

Expensive end of supermarket wine shelf. But note security tag isn't on the really pricy stuff. Doh! #FrenchLogic wink

16:12

Simple chicken dish: drizzle in olive oil, little salt & pepper then bake. Use bread to soak up the juices. Yum! tongue

13:51

70% off Grimbergen? Oh, go on then! grin And no, not out of date - got a year to finish the two cases. Tricky! wink tongue

12:47

Spectacular winter's day (yes - still winter!) on the Aspin. First ride in shorts for ages & it's up here! Toasty! grin

08:50

Spring is coming! smile

09:28

"Most Americans think climate change is happening - to somebody else" What planet are they on?! #SadlyNotAJoke sad http://www.treehugger.com/enviro...

12:54

Another glorious day to be out on the bike. Spring is certainly on the way! smile