Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Green Venice

(The embarcadère in Coulon) When we picked this area in France for our September Retreat, I had noticed something on the map – the Marais Poitevin and in particular The Venise Vert  (the Green Venice.) You might remember how much I … Continue reading

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Île de Ré, France

(Buildings in the port town of St. Martin de Ré) Very busy weekend. On Friday we went to Île de Ré (thank you little brother for the suggestion). It’s an island joined to the mainland (at La Rochelle) by a … Continue reading

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Happy Friday – The Art of Coffee

As well as experimenting with art and Just Pudding (formerly know as Bread and Butter Pudding) I am now experimenting with coffee. As I’m on holidays I have been indulging in my coffee joy. That is, one coffee per day … Continue reading

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The Tunnel I love

(Leaves and seed. I pick something up every time I go walking) I went on my walk this morning (of course I did!) a bit earlier than usual because it’s not so pleasant to walk in the heat. Anyway, there’s … Continue reading

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Being Grateful

(St. John’s Gate – Parthenay) I’m sitting on the swing as I write, in a little bit of shade, it’s way too hot out there under the bright light for my pale complexion. The really surprising thing about a hot … Continue reading

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Parthenay – not just a pretty town

(This is the Courgette Chocolate Cake – yummy! And no I didn’t make it…) It is so hot here today. It was so hot yesterday too. At the weekend we went to visit a little town called Parthenay. It’s a … Continue reading

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Just Walk

You might remember my budding exercise regime? I was going to walk everyday. I was even thinking of walking on the wet days.Well, it’s been faltering a bit. Now, I had read somewhere that if you can repeat something for … Continue reading

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