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On Coming Home

On Coming Home

Well, bonjour !I'm back! It's been a while. A whole three weeks in fact.I've been travelling and unwinding with family and friends, you see.Life has been good, and I have been making the most of every single moment in the sun. Here and... Lire la suite ›

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Monday Moodboard: It's Time

Monday Moodboard: It's Time

That's right,It's been almost a yearTwelve whole monthsSince I ran on Ilkley Moors.Believe me, I just can't wait to go "home" on Friday! Granite, bracken, fern - I love you... My mood of the dayof the weekof the month. images:1 / 2 / 3 / 4 Lire la suite ›

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A Winning Combination

A Winning Combination

Just becauseLavender in the soft evening lightreally is a winning combination. Bonne nuit ! Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: Pause

Inspiration: Pause

Hi! It's a long weekend here in France as we will be celebrating Bastille Day on Tuesday. The French certainly know how to make the best of their Bank Holidays! We're chilling out at home by the pool, enjoying the southern slow life every... Lire la suite ›

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Cool It!

Cool It!

Hi There! It's been a while, end of school year activities oblige.The storm before the calm for once. July has been bliss so far. I hope you are enjoying every second too! Images from my tumblr Plumes and Feathers (top left to bottom... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: Slow Down Now

Inspiration: Slow Down Now

Allez !Slow down, Relax,Take a nap, Take the time, To enjoy the simple things in life. It's too hot for anything else... My very slow mood of the day Images from my tumblr Plumes & Feathers and at mine 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 Lire la suite ›

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La vie en rose, ou presque

La vie en rose, ou presque

Bonjour ! Walking round our village late last evening I realised that I hadn't had time to blog for what seems like ages. We've just started Miles' last week before the long Summer holidays and there's been so much going on with... Lire la suite ›

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Just Three #4 - Du Gris

Just Three #4 - Du Gris

Et oui ! Despite the sunshine I'm into grey today. We've started painting all our shutters and railings black and slate at home, so I'm feeling dark, earthy and creative. This house is going to be wonderful when it's finished! I really... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration - Coffee with Cream

Inspiration - Coffee with Cream

Well, the heat is on! It's hot, the cicada are a-whirring and our garden is looking parched! I'm busy at home getting everything ready for Savannah and Miles' summer birthday parties this weekend and next, and all I can say is, Merci,... Lire la suite ›

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Just Three #5

Just Three #5

Because I was so thankful for the slight breeze walking round our beautiful wild garden this morning. And three will always be my magic number! Images from my tumblr Plumes and Feathers 1 / 2 / 3 Bonne journée ! Lire la suite ›

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High Five #90 - Etsy Faves

High Five #90 - Etsy Faves

Because a list of 19th Century composers is quite simply chic, because linen touches make a holiday home, because Marina's art always makes me look twice, because water on a wall is a treat for the senses, because I love colours, patterns... Lire la suite ›

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Monday Moodboard: Home Sweet Home

Monday Moodboard: Home Sweet Home

Bonjour ! Monday is a great day for making some important decisions! I woke up this morning and decided it was high time we finished renovating our house, so that's what I'm going to do.Wherever I look there are things to be painted,... Lire la suite ›

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Let It Rain!

Let It Rain!

Oh oui,Let it rain,encore et encore... I got soaked this morning and it was wonderful!It's been so hot here the past few days, I could barely think let alone move. I'm looking forward to a showery weekend, and so are our olive trees and... Lire la suite ›

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Monday Moodboard - Still Now

Monday Moodboard - Still Now

OscillatingThat's right.Swinging moodsSwaying thoughtsFluctuating desiresDiffering from one day to the next. Strong yet fragiletaking time to reflectNeed to blow away those black clouds overhead. Bonjour!I hope you all had a great... Lire la suite ›

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It's Pool Time!

It's Pool Time!

Envie de fraicheur, de nager longtemps, jour et nuit.Il fait chaud,terriblement chaud,Et j'adore ça. Oh my, I love it here when it's hot!I am looking forward to spending this weekend by the pool.I'm going to induldge in some proper... Lire la suite ›

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Lupin Love

Lupin Love

Hello June! If I close my eyesto recall our never-ending summer holidays growing up in the seventiesI can picture all the Lupins Skipping, cats-cradle, roundersdens made with sheetsjam sandwiches for tea and Lupins. I love Lupins Thanks... Lire la suite ›

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Yes Georges!

Yes Georges!

Gosh, I bet you wonder where an earth I've been! May is almost over and, as usual, we were spoilt with deliciously long Bank Holiday weekends, it's been bliss. It's pretty much Summertime here in the South, and slow life has become a... Lire la suite ›

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Errer

Errer

Errer,J'erre, tu erreras... I've been wandering again. Instagram is my favourite source of inspiration right now, taking me around the world and up to heaven and back pretty much on a daily basis. A few weeks ago I came across an... Lire la suite ›

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Monday Moodboard: Still Blue

Monday Moodboard: Still Blue

Time for this week's moodboard inspiration. I've working on a "real" collection of images at home at the moment because I really need to start dabbling in art again. I love colour, patterns and textures, as you know, so it's great to be... Lire la suite ›

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Inspiration: My White Obsession

Inspiration: My White Obsession

Bonjour tout le monde! I know I've said this before but May in France is wonderful.There are Bank Holidays galore, usually meaning long weekends for all.It gives everyone the chance to wind down and get used to the hot weather here in the... Lire la suite ›

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