Month: November 2020

Sunshine’s Macro Monday #69

More photos from my perambulations around the Domaine. I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your helpful feedback and kind comments on these posts – most encouraging. Sunshine’s Macro Monday Challenge was hosted by Irene a formidable photographer who encouraged… Continue Reading “Sunshine’s Macro Monday #69”

The 25 Question Tag

A big shout out to Jennifer at PaperKutzs who encouraged all of us to join in with this challenge! Please check out her wonderful blog where you’ll find examples of her lovely handmade cards. This 25 Question Tag was created by Creabealounge Questions 1)… Continue Reading “The 25 Question Tag”

Silent Sunday #46

Today I’ve chosen another photograph from our 2019 #adventuredownunder showing the iconic Sydney Opera House.

Song Lyric Sunday #20

Jim Adams’ prompt for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday Challenge is Bird/Cat/Dog/Fish/Pet. I’m really not sure there’s anything in my record library that fits the bill. Oh, wait a minute, what about Reason to Believe by The Boss, Bruce Springsteen? This is the last… Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday #20”

One word Sunday: red or read

It just so happens that the book I’m currently reading has a red cover – two for the price of one! I’ve decided to join in with Debbie Smyth’s One Word Sunday challenge, largely because she sets them well in advance – always an… Continue Reading “One word Sunday: red or read”

The Musette: Walnut pie bars

This time last year we were celebrating Thanksgiving in Montauk, Long Island. We much enjoyed the experience though found some of the dishes too sweet for our taste. While we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in France, I thought this week’s recipe should at least acknowledge… Continue Reading “The Musette: Walnut pie bars”

Sculpture Saturday #36

The Fondation Maeght is one of my favourite museums of modern art. It’s situated on a hill overlooking Saint-Paul de Vence, not too far from where I live. It was established in 1964 by Marguerite and Aimé Maeght and houses paintings, sculptures, collages, ceramics and… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #36”

Friday Photo Challenge – unique

This week Sandy’s challenge prompt is to post photographs of something unusual or UNIQUE that I’ve seen, experienced or read about in my hometown or my travels. I should take (or borrow) a photo and describe what made it UNIQUE to me. The year… Continue Reading “Friday Photo Challenge – unique”

One from the vaults: Spa Break

After spending 24/7 with each other for most of this year, I am yearning for a bit of me time. Just like in this post from 2015. The title might conjure up images of a swanky country-house hotel where I’m being pampered. Nothing could… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Spa Break”

Wishing everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving