Bonjour, Nice! So good to see you again!

If it’s Friday, it must be France … And I am thrilled to say that it IS Friday and this IS coming to you directly from beautiful Nice. We arrived here on Sunday after our fabulous two weeks in the Swiss Alps and, as much as we would have been happy to stay in thatContinue reading “Bonjour, Nice! So good to see you again!”

Weekly Photo Challenge:REFLECTIONS

It’s the most basic interpretation, but this challenge caused me to instantly recall a day wandering around charming Bruges: a reflection of reflections. In Venice a few years ago, we rented an apartment for a week in a former palazzo overlooking the Grand Canal. I took almost 800 photos and long to return. It wasContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge:REFLECTIONS”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned

If it’s Friday, it must be France … For this week’s post I’m joining in the Weekly Photo Challenge … any excuse to spend time in my photo albums! “Abandoned” is the theme. Does your imagination run wild when you see abandoned properties? Mine does! I have an uncontrollable urge to capture the image andContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Abandoned”

#3 is here ~ and it just keeps getting better!

If it’s Friday, it must be France … It’s an honour to be part of the team that works together to bring you this FREE Loveahappyending Lifestyle Magazine (LLm) four times a year.  I’m sharing the link on my Friday France page for two reasons. One ~ today is publication day. Two ~ I’m thrilledContinue reading “#3 is here ~ and it just keeps getting better!”

Is paper dead?

If it’s Friday, it must be France … I love surprises! Don’t you? Recently I was introduced to a great new page on Facebook ~ I LOVE PROVENCE ! Like many others, I developed a slight addiction to popping in each day to see what eye-candy photo had been posted. I was never disappointed because …Continue reading “Is paper dead?”

Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through Your Eyes

What photo challenge sites do you follow? There are many choices and several I follow but WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE is a fine place to begin. Along with the challenge it also offers excellent photography tips from technical and creative perspectives. Got a good idea for a challenge? Submit it here! This is a quick shotContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through Your Eyes”

A story waiting to happen …

There’s a story waiting to happen here. What do you say? I passed this setting on my way to pick up my four-year-old granddaughter this afternoon and nearly drove off the road as my eyes were drawn to the shot with such intensity. Kate and I walked back up the street so I could takeContinue reading “A story waiting to happen …”

Travel theme: Beaches

I love the photo challenges … getting lost in memories … The travel theme this week at Ailsa’s Where’s My Backpack is beaches and she has some enticing shots on her page. There was no question in my mind as to which beach I was going to invite you. Our favourite, bar none: Plage de LaContinue reading “Travel theme: Beaches”

Worth waiting for …

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Yes, I know it’s Sunday and this post is a bit late. Désolée! We dashed off for a few days to visit the Gulf side, play some tennis and bridge and relax in the warm and hilarious company of dear friends. I have to admit it wasContinue reading “Worth waiting for …”

Friday, March 8th is International Women’s Day! Celebrate!

It’s that time again- Friday is International Women’s Day! How does it come around so quickly? I’m posting before March 8th so you have time to check and see how you might get involved. There are many events and celebrations planned around the world. Check here to see what is happening in your area. In Toronto, InternationalContinue reading “Friday, March 8th is International Women’s Day! Celebrate!”