Last week it was Rene’s Birthday down at the Auberge in the village. Breezy made a cake, well actually two Mars Bar cakes, one in the shape of a 5, and the other in the shape of a 0. That is two cakes each with 2 Mars Bars in, recipe is here.
We joined Rene and Anouk at the bar and celebrated at lunch time with a few friends. Apparently the Dutch tradition for a 50th Birthday is to get a blow up doll and tape the person’s face to it. Strange but true!
Then we had an invite to join other friends at a “pop up restaurant” on a Col on Friday night. Not having been social during the COVID thing, and not getting invited to things generally we accepted. It was a beautiful evening on Col de la Port with tables all set out. Many were in a similar position as it was the first social thing they had attended all summer. Great people and food and a proper night out. Thanks to Justin and Emily for the enterprise. There was some entertainment which the French always refer to as a Spectacular, in this case it was a couple of very random clowns