Panier of Plenty

Calm after the storm

After an evening of relentless horizontal rain, fuelled by high winds, calm has been ‘efficiently’ restored. The clean-up operation has transformed the streets of the town, and it is hardly evident we are in mid-autumn — leaves have been swept away, broken trees converted to mulch, the wind has completely abated, and temperatures are so mild it could be spring…

Surface flooding

Les Marroniers

Les Arcades

Les Arcades

The playground

Le parc

Place des Neuf Jets

Place des Neuf Jets

Café La France

Café La France

Walking to the boulangerie

Walking to the boulangerie

Place de la République

Place de la République

Medieval heart of Céret

Medieval heart of Céret

Street cleaning

Street cleaning

Securing the plane trees

Securing the plane trees

Heritage listed platain snapped

‘Heritage listed’ platain, snapped

Clearing the debris

Clearing the debris

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This entry was published on November 4, 2015 at 12:30 pm. It’s filed under Antipodean, Architecture, Art, Automne, Autumn, Catalan, Céret, Climate Change, Country Life, Country Living, Creative, Cultural Creative, Culture and Arts, Current Events, Environment, Europe, Ex Advertising Creative, Expat, France, French Culture, Garden, History, Home, La Vie Quotidienne, Landscape, Language, Languedoc Roussillon, Leisure, Life, Lifestyle, Living in France, Mediterranean, Nature, New Zealander in France, Photography, Pyrénées, Pyrénées-Orientales, Seasons, South of France, Thoughts, Working in France, Writing and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Calm after the storm

  1. mesarapugs on said:

    Wow! fire and brimstone! Amazing carpets of leaves 🙂

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