Tag Archives: Paris

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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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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First impressions last

Just over a decade ago, in 2009, my husband, Tony, and I began our French adventure. Here are the shots from our very first trip to Argenton-sur-Creuse in central France, via London and Paris on that inaugural trip, that made … Continue reading

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Whirlwind world tour

What started out as a straightforward trip to the Bahamas turned into a 5 week round-the-world whirlwind tour with my sister back in 2003. Sometimes a round-the-world plane fare works out to be great value when you visit more than … Continue reading

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A funny thing happened when we arrived in Paris

We had a bit of a “Fawlty Towers” experience on finally arriving in Paris in June last year… When our flight from Hong Kong was significantly delayed, we let the hotel know we would arrive early the following morning; and … Continue reading

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Just a matter of time (and money)

Each year, as time and money allows, we return to our little house in Argenton-sur-Creuse, France. We take the local train to Southern Cross Station in Melbourne (Australia), then board the Sky Bus for the 20 minute ride to Tullamarine … Continue reading

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There’s no place like home

Even though we only live part-time in France it is, for us, “home”. What I like to say is that we work in Australia but we live in France. After all, when you are working full-time there is precious little … Continue reading

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Paris-Orly train transfer tips

We had always flown in and out of Paris from Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport until recently. Our regional train down to our house in central France departs from Gare d’Austerlitz, and on one of our many jaunts through that … Continue reading

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Well-known sights of Paris

Most people love Paris, but there are those who turn their noses up at this beautiful city. I can never understand why! Who could ever tire of the amazing art and architecture of Paris? Here are a few snaps of well-known sights from … Continue reading

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