I'm rather proud that we can have family gatherings like this one.
A bit sorry I don't have more of Emilie on the pictures.
Yesterday I wen to a tiny exhibition in Aix en Provence, named the Road of Silk. I expected a lot of Marco Polo, and pictures and adventures. Well, it was more modest :-)
Anyway, I learnt a few things, and saw some strange machines:
This one is used to unravel the cocoons and spin several threads together.
This one is also used for weaving several threads together
Today I woke up to find there was no water in my pipe. Went out to check. The counter box was open, and the counter was off. Rest of water on the road. Later on, a neighbor came to tell me he saw water pouring out my garage, in the middle of the night. So he cut the water for me. I owe him a big "thank you". Now I'm waiting for the plumber. Hopefully this afternoon. Sigh...