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lemon tart and instant sunshine

lemon tart and instant sunshine

As I write this post there is snow swirling around my window, a fire burning beside me and the most delicious perfume of lemon tart in the house.   I also have a huge vase of mimosa flowers sitting on a table because it is that time of year. Mimosa is a wonderful...
august flowers from the garden

august flowers from the garden

  August is a tricky time in the garden here in Northern France.    The weather gets hotter, and this year we have a strong wind blowing, and the flowers are not so happy. Of course I keep the free standing pots well watered, and make sure the roses are trimmed and...
weekend flower therapy

weekend flower therapy

After a fun but fairly busy week, the weekend has arrived and is looking surprisingly calm.  Nothing urgent on my to-do list, at least nothing that cannot wait until Monday…. Time for a little flower therapy, which this week takes the form of a bouquet from the...
taking photos for the blog

taking photos for the blog

If you’ve read me for any time, you may know that since the blog started 7 years ago, I have always used a point and shoot camera for all my photos.   A point and shoot is lightweight, it slips into my handbag, fully automatic and simply was so easy to use. I...
bringing lilac indoors

bringing lilac indoors

There are bouquets of lilac in my house this week!   The temperatures may not be very high but the garden can wait no longer and it is just exploding with colour and the first flowers of the season.   We haven’t had much rain, so the wisteria is hanging around...

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