Summer seems to be an ideal time to catch up on reading, especially on holiday when you have a little more time. I hardly ever read, which is shameful. It’s not that I don’t enjoy it, just that there always seems to be something else to be done first. So this summer, I was determined […]
Last year we developed a ‘Bucket and Spade’ list for our summer activities. Since a bucket list is meant to be things to do before you ‘kick the bucket’, we thought bucket and spade list was a bit less morbid!! Anyway, here we are in France already, having been taken by surprise by the earlier school […]
Hello! Autumn is here, it’s official! So, great time to look back at our summer in France. You may have seen that each of us made our own Bucket and Spade Lists for the things we wanted to do this summer. How did we get on? Did we fill our buckets with fun and adventure? […]
I’m busy reviewing my Summer Bucket and Spade List, ticking off what we achieved during the summer, and smiling along the way. I love the quaint French country houses, I could look at them all day. Here’s one along the Marais Poitevin. Isn’t it gorgeous?
#LITTLELOVES I came across this great idea from ‘Coffee Work Sleep Repeat’ as I was looking for some kind of positivity prompt, some way to recall the good and the enjoyment in our everyday lives. The idea behind the posts is that they are a weekly chance to remember the little things you’ve loved that […]
I love the idea of a Bucket List. I’m a list-maker by nature, and I like to be organised. Summer holidays go very quickly, and I often find myself on 1st September wishing that I’d done more, made more, or been to certain places I didn’t get around to. A bucket list, though, is traditionally […]
My word for this week has to be ‘Shopping‘. Ah yes, you can’t beat a bit of retail therapy! I’m coming back into the land of the living, and I’m doing it just in time for the Summer Sales!! I had ordered from Laura Ashley last week. I got some gorgeous scented candles as teacher […]