La Bretagne – October 2017

So……. French Brittany/La Bretagne, is a province in North Western France.  It is a place with so much history.  A place nestled between France and Britain.  It is recognised by the Celtic League as one of the 6 Celtic Nations, holding a distinct cultural identity.  With a spoken and written language completely different to that […]

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Ontario in August – August 2016

Hello Friends and Followers, I have just returned to Munich from a 3 week trip to my hometown  in Ontario, Canada. I am tired, jet lagged, and yet somehow completely refreshed.  Being in Ontario in August for me is like a dream. It is hot, humid, full of long drives and so much good homegrown […]

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Riding the Rails – May 2016

Writing this post has been on my to do list for over 2 years. Yes I know, that is a very long time. But today, a rainy and cold Spring day, is the day that I tell you about my love for trains ( A love much different then Sheldon Coopers’ that is. )  The […]

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Easter in Lorraine – April 2015

Dear Friends I have heard so much about the “Chateau de Villé” for years now from my boyfriends family and have always wanted to visit. Such historic castles scatter the French countryside, some of them almost standing still in time, from when the soldiers abandoned them after WWII. I was so lucky to be able […]

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Country Living – March 2015

I was not sure exactly why, but I knew this Winter I needed to make a visit home. I missed the deep Canadian cold I grew up hating, the meters of snow and of course my family and friends. And I am so happy that I booked that flight. It happened to be at the […]

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Joyeux Noël – December 2014

I had the great pleasure to spend Christmas this year in Chamant, France with my boyfriend and his family. This is a small town just Northeast of Paris in the Picardie region. One week after I had my appendix removed ( yes that was an extra gift this Christmas ) we packed the car and […]

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