Sunday, 25 May 2014

Red Rock

Uluru is the most remarkable rich red ochre colour.
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French Expressions: Un coup pour rien = a waste of time. Ça vaut le coup = it's worth it.
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A la cuisine hier: Onglet (skirt steak) marinated in honey, soy, garlic, ginger and a  soupçon of chilli and grilled, served with buttered steamed new potatoes and green peas.
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Nouvelles mondaine: We were saddened (ahem...) to see that our favourite bimbo télévisuelle, as she was described in the Nouvelle République, apparently without rancour, has eschewed the charms of the Loire chateaux and has married in Kenya (sorry -- some sort of Freudian slip there -- they got married in Florence).

10 comments:

Jean said...

I am intrigued - who would the bimbo be - do tell !!

Colin and Elizabeth said...

Never seen her or him on TV!!! but she is attractive...

Tim said...

My French (Belgian?) teacher taught us "Ce ne vaut pas la peine" for "it's not worth it", A bit more formal, I think. P.

Susan said...

Jean: Kim Kardashian.

C&E: Me neither actually. We loved the fact that the NR felt they had to explain who she was and the term they chose was just brilliant.

PG: Yes, I say that too.

Pollygarter said...

Well, a lot of people at Rigny-Ussé got some extra overtime money, it was a credible diversion, they'll be divorced before three years is up, who's complaining? Possibly the NR, for buying the story hook line and sinker!

Jean said...

Who's Kim Kardashan?

RestlessinFrance said...

BUT back to Uluru... why is it red?

Susan said...

PG: LOL.

Jean: LOL.

RiF: minerals in the rock, specifically iron I assume.

Loire Daily Photo said...

Love the colour of the rock!

Tim said...

Uluru seems to be fast asleep in this shot...
the eye is closed....
or is Gaia just winking?

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