Month: October 2019

Thursday doors #42

Today and the next couple of weeks will feature doors photographed on my latest visit to Alassio, in Italy, most of which were all from the same street! However I’m kicking off with church doors – always rich pickings. The Sant’Ambrogio Parish Church was… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #42”

(Another) Postcard from Paris

After a few days in London visiting my hygienist and sister, we caught the Eurostar for a few days in Paris, exploring mainly parts of the 10th, 18th, 20th and 11th arrondissements. As you know we love nothing better than a spot of pavement… Continue Reading “(Another) Postcard from Paris”

Postcard from Milan

I recently joined my beloved on a business meeting in Milan thereby enabling me to reacquaint myself with some of the city’s many charms. I had first visited Milan in the early 1980s when working as an internal auditor for an American bank and… Continue Reading “Postcard from Milan”

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #15

These photos were captured on my iPad mini while enjoying a quick visit to Paris and pottering about at home.

Debut Barnabus Award

I was very kindly nominated by Steve and his faithful feline companion Muffin from Steve’s Country for this award: a new one for me! Steve’s blog showcases the beautiful flora and fauna where he lives and regularly features walks, poems and even coffee mornings.… Continue Reading “Debut Barnabus Award”

The Musette: lamb casserole with beans

At the weekends, particularly during the colder months, one of my challenges is to find, amend or develop recipes that cook while we’re out riding and are ready to serve by the time my husband has finished his post-ride ablutions. My solution to this… Continue Reading “The Musette: lamb casserole with beans”

Friday Photo Challenge – moving

Another interesting photo challenge! I’m going to feature moving water 💦 because you all know how much I love living near to the sea. I find it really calming.

Thursday doors #41

Here’s my last few doors from Australia. As I mentioned two weeks ago, I didn’t have a particularly large selection to choose from. Four doors from Sydney’s CBD A trio of doors from Townsville CBD           Thursday Doors is a… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #41”

Trip to Le Haut de Cagnes

I’ve by no means finished with my posts on Australia but I thought you might appreciate a bit of a change. So I’m heading much closer to home for this post. It’s right on our doorstep but we’ve not visited Cagnes’ medieval old town,… Continue Reading “Trip to Le Haut de Cagnes”

Shoulda, coulda, woulda

In my recent post Postcard from the Blue Mountains, I mentioned that we should’ve travelled there by helicopter from Sydney rather than driving. Let me explain why. I had planned to arrive in Wolgan Valley well before dusk (which is when you have to… Continue Reading “Shoulda, coulda, woulda”