Author Archives: frenchfry36

About frenchfry36

South African by birth, British by right, Australian by oath, French by choice.

From both sides of the world

Ask me where I live, and I might hesitate – after all, Australia and France are both our homes: We own a house in France, yet earn our living in Australia – well, just enough to get us back to … Continue reading

Posted in France, Travel, Travel in France, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A satisfying European smorgasbord

Having a house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, which ceaselessly beckons our presence, serves as a springboard from which to explore a little bit more of France and her neighboring countries every year. Paris France 2010 We discovered this peaceful park on one … Continue reading

Posted in France, Travel, Travel in France, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A pleasing palette

Continuing on from my previous post, the following photos from our trip in 2016 – exploring western Germany, before making our way via Luxembourg, on our way back to France – all made it into my photobook, in a double-page … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Travel in France, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Linking back

Our driving trip from France, through, Belgium, and into Western Germany in 2016 has already been well-enough-blogged – so I will let these photos speak for themselves, and provide you linkbacks to the original posts in case any pique your … Continue reading

Posted in France, Travel, Travel in France, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t fence me in

Feeling a little fenced-in at the moment with the global lockdown of 2020 – with borders closed, and unsure when our annual trip to Europe will eventuate – it seems appropriate to share the photos from this double-page spread of … Continue reading

Posted in France, Travel, Travel in France, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Recalling European adventures

Tied well and truly to home turf during the COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions, what a delight it is to flick through my photobook and share with you some memories of Europe… Potsdam, Germany We spent one memorable snowy day in 2014, … Continue reading

Posted in France, Travel, Travel in France, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Australia’s natural and historic beauty

Here are some more photos (from my photobook) taken on travels within Australia during 2014, exploring some of our very own natural and historic beauty. Richmond Tasmania Day-tripping from Hobart in 2014, we took a slight detour via Richmond to … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Life’s a beach

It’s no secret that we love travelling overseas, but sometimes we take the time to see a little more of Australia (this more local travel often spurred on by family get-togethers; and with 9 children between us scattered over 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A side trip to Spain

Flying into Barcelona, Spain, in 2013, we picked up a hire care and had no problems at all driving down to Cambrils, on the Costa Daurada (Gold Coast) – despite not having any directions or detailed map on hand! A … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Malta calling

In 2013 we returned to explore more of Malta than just the amazing harbour we had seen on our Mediterranean cruise, taking the opportunity to spend a few days in Rome on the way. Rome, Italy I love sitting down … Continue reading

Posted in Travel, Travel in France, World travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment