Saturday, January 04, 2014

No Happy New Year !

Not a happy New Year for me right now, more like nightmare time. My house and place here in Brittany, which I love so much, has changed in a few hours from paradise to hell.

Due to a storm, on 23 December, the level of the adjacent river rose two meters within a few hours. The dike that was supposed to protect us did not held, the house was completely flooded ! The damage on the ground floor is huge!

Words fail to describe what we went through this past thirteen days. The shock and distress are not easy to cope with. And it is not over yet because it continues to rain.

I don’t know what I will do in the future, I love this place but the fear I feel right now for another flood is very strong!

Maybe, later, when everything has calmed down, I will be able to put this event into perspective, but for now I'm speechless. It will therefore be very quiet on this blog for a while...