Back in May, it was the first time in a very long time I needed to wear suntan lotion on my face. I didn’t want to as with having such sensitive skin there’s always some chemical in SPF that sets off an allergic reaction, However, when I weighed up the potential risks of skin cancer… Continue reading Beauty is ‘Skin’ Deep
Moving to France hasn’t been all croissants, cheap wine and warm evenings. It’s had its fair share of challenges to overcome too. Mostly in the guise of uninvited guests! Mum and dad live out in the countryside, which is where I’m currently staying until I can move into my town house at the end of… Continue reading Uninvited Guests
May the 1st is Fête du Travail day in France. To celebrate there is an annual flower fair held in the bastide town of Tournon d’Agenais. Which just happens to be the village where my parents live! So Yesterday, off we went to experience our first taste of a traditional French Fête. I was not… Continue reading Foire aux Fleurs
This morning I received a gift from the Easter Bunny. A little cardboard basket filled with Kinder Oeufs! Kinder is really big in France. I’m not sure if that is a good thing or a bad thing, as I adore kinder chocolate! Every time I go to the supermarket I discover another Kinder product I… Continue reading Joyeuses Pâques
In my head I had visions of cycling along narrow stone streets, tissue linen skirt flowing in the warm breeze, freshly baked bread sticking out of my basket next to a bunch of handpicked flowers. In reality I nearly toppled over into the middle of the road, got my left and right mixed up, needed… Continue reading L Plates!
Eating croissants and drinking coffee. Celebrating my birthday. Exploring, discovering, learning. Seeing my new home, designing my new home. Living in a camper van. The journey to France was wonderful. To be in an airport with a dog was so strange, yet so exciting. I was a bit nervous about how Stanley would behave, but… Continue reading Bonjour!
I'm either very brave or very stupid as I don't feel at all nervous. But that's a good thing right? Either that or I'm stuck in a weird state of denial about what is actually happening tomorrow! It could be that I'm just so used to hospitalising myself or being on a course of antibiotics… Continue reading Bon Voyage Eve