Tag Archives: France

Seize the day

Last year we fulfilled a number of bucket list wishes: sky diving with my son, cruising the Greek Islands, scuba diving in Crete, and taking a hot air balloon ride over the Loire Valley in France! All totally amazing experiences. … Continue reading

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From a celebration of love to the city of love

Friends from Lyon invited us to their wedding in Grenoble, France, in 2018 – and what a celebration it was, in a truly idyllic location! What better to follow then, than a short drive to Geneva airport for a flight … Continue reading

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Cham is fabulous – and that’s no sham

Setting off on a 90 minute drive from our base in Leysin, Switzerland in 2018, we drove towards the snow-capped mountains of the French Alps, crossing the border back into France and through the town of Argentière (the name reminiscent … 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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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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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

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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

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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

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