Month: February 2021

French Fancies: Typology

This is where I tell you all about some of my and my beloved’s favourite French brands. This week I’m looking at a relative newcomer. Indeed, the company only recently celebrated its second birthday. Established by Ning Li, co-founder of, Typology is a… Continue Reading “French Fancies: Typology”

Silent Sunday #56

Last year all my photographs were from Australia, this year they are from France. Obviously this photo was taken pre-Covid!  

Song Lyric Sunday #30

What do I have in my archives in response to Jim Adams’ prompt for this week’s Song Lyric Sunday Challenge which is Breeze/Cloud/Sky/Wind. I’m going to choose something more recent this week: Rainfall by grime artist ¹ Stormzy. Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr. … Continue Reading “Song Lyric Sunday #30”

One word Sunday: Ugly

Ugly? What do I have that has an unpleasant or repulsive appearance? Ooh, I know, what about these sculptures from MoMa? 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: Ugly”

The Musette: Mumbai Pastries

When I make a curry for Friday dinner, I’ll frequently make some chutney too. But what do you do with left over coriander chutney? You make these Mumbai pastries! Ingredients (makes 8) 10 tbsp fresh coriander (cilantro), chopped 3 tbsp fresh mint leaves, chopped… Continue Reading “The Musette: Mumbai Pastries”

Sculpture Saturday #47

Another civic sculpture, not too far from the last one, this time in Saint-Paul de Vence. The steel structure outside this gallery is by Israeli-born artist, technician, photographer, designer and video artist Arik Levy (1963 -) and is called Facetformation 180 Corten (2016) and… Continue Reading “Sculpture Saturday #47”

Friendly Friday Challenge: something different

The Friendly Friday Challenge is now a fortnightly challenge co-hosted by Amanda from Something to Ponder About and Sandy from The Sandy Chronicles.  This week Sandy’s challenged us to do something different. How different is DIFFERENT? It’s entirely up to me. I’ve looked at… Continue Reading “Friendly Friday Challenge: something different”

Cee’s Flower of the Day #41

This is such a lovely challenge, showcasing beautiful flora – flowers, shrubs, trees, bushes and leaves – to raise our spirits on the dullest of days. Cee’s challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and colour into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be… Continue Reading “Cee’s Flower of the Day #41”

One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Beaches

Plundering my back-catalogue, I wax lyrical about Australia’s beaches. These photos are from our 2016 and 2017 #adventuredownunder. Even though I live a short stroll from the beach, I wouldn’t describe myself as a beach person. No, it’s the water I love; its ever… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Things in Australia that made me smile – Beaches”

Thursday doors #105

A few more doors from our summer staycation trip to Fayence. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in the fun by creating… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #105”