Month: September 2021

Holiday photo: 4

Today, I would generally post a few pictures of doors. So as not to disappoint, here are nine old Italian doors from our few days in Pordenone. Which one is your favourite?

Holiday photo: 3

After a few days on Lake Garda, we’re now staying in Pordenone, NE Italy, for a couple of days to catch up with friends/business contacts. Again, it has been a while since our last visit but thankfully the renovation in the Old Town has… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 3”

Holiday photo: 2

As I explained yesterday, we’re wending our way to the christening of our would-be god-children in Budapest. Our first few days are being spent at a familiar hotel on a small lake, which flows into Lake Garda, where we’ll be picking up a few… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 2”

Holiday photo: 1

I’m suspending my usual posting schedule while we’re away. Today we’re driving to Budapest for the christening of our dear friends’ twin boys. We’ll be one of their three sets of god-parents. We’re going to take our time getting there and back, around two… Continue Reading “Holiday photo: 1”

French Fancies: J.M. Weston

I’ve featured posts about ladies’ shoes but I thought I should address the balance and look at a French producer of predominantly mens’ shoes.  J.M. Weston, despite the Anglo-Saxon sound of its name, is a French luxury shoe company, founded by Édouard Blanchard in… Continue Reading “French Fancies: J.M. Weston”

Silent Sunday #80

This year all my photographs are of France.

The Musette: Breton Palets

These are really, really good cookies! They are buttery – as they should be, not too sweet and a little salty. And their texture, so delicate, so tender, so sandy, is a little marvel. How much salt you use is up to you. If… Continue Reading “The Musette: Breton Palets”

One from the Vaults: French Basque Country – Bayonne

This week I’ve popped over the border into the French Basque Country. A mere eight kilometres (5 miles) from Biarritz is the wonderful town of Bayonne which we’ve visited a number of times, the last one being on a Saturday in 2018 on our… Continue Reading “One from the Vaults: French Basque Country – Bayonne”

Cee’s Flower of the Day #168

I much enjoy showcasing beautiful flora – flowers, shrubs, trees, bushes and leaves – throughout the year, and from around the world. Cee’s FOTD Challenge rules, why not join in? 1.Feel free to post every day or whenever you you feel like it.  You… Continue Reading “Cee’s Flower of the Day #168”

Thursday doors #130

This week I’m featuring a few new French doors from my recent trips out and about on two wheels. 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… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #130”