Welcome! Come on in and make yourself comfortable … I hope you find this door as inviting as I do. It’s the entrance to a village house in the south of France that seems so welcoming … which is how I want this site to be. Photography is a big part of my life and [...]


Weekly Photo Challenge: Love

If it’s Friday, it must be France … How opportune that the Weekly Photo Challenge is LOVE  with a photo showing a bridge in Paris where romantic lovers affix locks. Don’t forget to scroll down to the bottom of that blog and see how ‘Love’ is interpreted by a host of very talented photographers. You [...]

Travel Theme: RED

The photo theme on Ailsa’s fabulous Where’s My Backpack travel blog is simply RED. My mind immediately turned to one of my visits in the south of Spain with my beautiful, crazy (in the best way), smart, adventurous sister-in-law … who went for a one-week holiday in Andalucia and is still there 23 years later … [...]

Bonjour Paris

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Bonjour! I follow a lot of creative, informative and truly enjoyable websites and blogs about France. In fact, I’m compiling a list  to share with you soon. Let’s begin with Bonjour Paris, an addictive amazingly comprehensive website I have followed for years. If you really want the skinny [...]

Be a Possibilitarian!

The first time I recall seeing the word was on author Amber West’s fabulous blog “A Day Without Sushi” which I follow regularly. She displayed this poster and the word  possibilitarian struck a chord that has resonated with me ever since.  (We have never been able to figure out where this graphic originated. So if anyone knows, [...]


If it’s Friday, it must be France … I love it when I can tie the travel photo theme into something I know about France. This week’s theme of “Glass” is a perfect opportunity for me to share one of my favourite villages with you. Biot is a picturesque medieval hilltop village that’s not too [...]

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