Month: May 2020

Real Neat Blog Award VI, VII and VIII

I’ve once again been nominated for The Real Neat Blog Award by some pretty terrific bloggers. Please check out their sites and give them your support:- Firstly, the gracious and lovely Mrs Holliman who so eloquently expresses her love of Christianity over at God’s… Continue Reading “Real Neat Blog Award VI, VII and VIII”

Silent Sunday #20

I’ve been plundering my photo archives and try to find some of my better ones (no easy task!). I’m picking a few from Australia for the next few months. Bordered by the Brisbane river, the heritage-listed Brisbane City Botanic Gardens are located on Gardens… Continue Reading “Silent Sunday #20”

The Musette: cherry clafoutis

As we head big time into cherry season here, it seems only right and proper that I’ve prepared a French Classic using these fresh, succulent, juicy red cherries. However, bottled ones or frozen will do just as well. This is yet another recipe where… Continue Reading “The Musette: cherry clafoutis”

Sculpture Saturday

I’m staying with the seafront in Cagnes sur Mer but heading towards Villeneuve Loubet to the Banc de Poisson (School of Fish), another of my favourite civic installations. This giant 2007 wrought-iron sculpture is by Sylvain Subervie. It’s been a fixture on the seafront… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday”

Friday Photo Challenge – comfort food

Today’s challenge is comfort food. That’s an apt description for most of the recipes in my The Musette series generally posted on Saturdays, so I have plenty of ammunition! Here goes:-   I’m much enjoying these weekly challenges hosted on alternate weeks by either… Continue Reading “Friday Photo Challenge – comfort food”

One from the vaults: Postcard from Piedmont

I’m still dipping into my archives for those posts which feature trips to the Giro d’Italia. This one’s from the more recent May 2017 edition. This past week-end, we went back to Italy to watch a couple more stages of 100th Giro d’Italia and… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from Piedmont”

Thursday doors #69

Today we’re featuring my last batch of handsome doors from our January trip to Saint-Paul de Vence, yet another historic Old Town. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #69”

Trip to Tourrettes sur Loup

We’ve previously visited, La Colle sur Loup, Saint-Paul de Vence, Vence and our next stop is Tourrettes sur Loup, a village we regularly ride through. It has a large natural spring where we can fill our bidons (drinks bottles). Typically, in summer we’ll ride… Continue Reading “Trip to Tourrettes sur Loup”

Wordless Wednesday

Photo of Lake Garda

Making sense of stuff

Long-time readers know that I don’t subscribe to any religion; I’m agnostic, a sceptic. There are lots of religions, lots of different beliefs and I greatly respect anyone’s religion and beliefs. Do I believe that only one of them is right, and the rest… Continue Reading “Making sense of stuff”