Category Archives: Travel

The castle on the lake

A short drive from Leysin (where we were staying in Switzerland in June 2018), lies the picture-perfect Château de Chillon, perched on a rocky outcrop on the shores of Lake Geneva, just outside Montreux. We felt no need to go inside (too … Continue reading

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600 kilometres to Switzerland

Setting off at first light in June 2018, we drove from our house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, central France, to Switzerland. It never ceases to amaze me – coming from the vast island continent of Australia – how you can simply drive … Continue reading

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Australian expanses

As we reluctantly come to the conclusion that we won’t be leaving Australia anytime soon due to the continuing (and in some cases, tightening) COVID-19 travel restrictions, perhaps it’s a good time to look at a few shots of Australia … Continue reading

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Arigatou Japan

A few days in Tokyo, and the end of our trip to Japan in 2017, was a chance to sample some more great food to fuel our final round of sightseeing. Each morning I started the day with the standard … Continue reading

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Konnichiwa Japan!

On our round-the-world air ticket in 2017 (after hopping from Australia to North America before our usual European sojourn), now homeward-bound, we arrived at our final stop: Japan – both to visit Tony’s son, teaching English there, and to explore … Continue reading

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All in a day’s drive

One leisurely day in 2017, we decided to take a scenic drive from our house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, in central France, for a round trip to visit Chauvigny with its fascinating skyline of castle ruins. We took a meandering route through … Continue reading

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Love travel, love life

It seems just a moment ago, it’s been 3 years since we were last in Canada in 2017 – followed by a few fun days in Chicago. It was a magic time, forever etched in our memories – with a … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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