Spring Ice Flowers.

Spring Ice Flowers.

I first had the idea of making an Ice Medallion after reading a post on the Willowday blog. This great craft and family blog is written by Gina, who lives in Sweden, as she says:  … between the sea and the city, with my eclectic Swedish-American-French family of...
Paris During The Pandemic.

Paris During The Pandemic.

I imagine, like me, many of you have watched films or series about a post apocalyptic world. Whether due to a virus pandemic, a world war or climate catastrophy, it’s the emptiness and quiet that is so striking and let’s face it, frightening. The current...
Versailles In The Rain.

Versailles In The Rain.

Those of you lovely people who have been following me for a while will know that I live near Versailles. The chateau and it’s domaine is one of my favourite places to photograph. There is so much beauty to see both inside and outside. Having shot a series of...
Pears.

Pears.

Here in France we are now confined to our homes for people who can work from home or people whose businesses and companies are closed, which is the majority of the population, possibly for the next 45 days. So, I’ll be photographing what I have to hand and...
SPRING BEAUTIES

SPRING BEAUTIES

Early Dreams. When I was a teenager, I secretly wanted to be an artist, like my mother, who went to art school in her forties. But I was not ready then, I did not have her artistic flair, so I studied languages and art history instead. My life long interest in art,...
Do You Shinrin Yoku?

Do You Shinrin Yoku?

Some years ago I started a book club with a few English-speaking locals, who have now become great friends. We named the club The Montainville Literary Society, after the book The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by  Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows,...

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