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”

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?”

Lunch with Journeywoman!

Some days are a little more special than others and yesterday was one of those! Some people you meet are a little more special than others and the woman I met yesterday was indeed one of those! Evelyn Hannon, aka Journeywoman, and I spent a couple of hours  yesterday chatting over a light lunch weContinue reading “Lunch with Journeywoman!”

For your reading pleasure …

If it’s Friday, it must be France … If you are dreaming of spending time here … Or  here … Or here … Or here … There’s nothing like a good read to whet your appetite even more: SUGGESTED READING LIST FOR SOUTH OF FRANCE TRIP ~ Here are some of my favourites  The ManContinue reading “For your reading pleasure …”

Come to France with us next June!

If it’s Friday, it must be France … When I wrote The Promise of Provence, it never occurred to me that an opportunity like this trip would arise. I’m a writer. I love what I do and my greatest reward is hearing from readers. As you know from this blog, I also love to travel.Continue reading “Come to France with us next June!”

A visit to The French Village Diaries

Yesterday I hung out with Jacqui at her French Village Diaries website where she posts great bits about cycling in her beautiful area of Poitou-Charentes, delicious recipes and other interesting vignettes about life in France. She also reviews books that have a French theme. Did you see what she had to say about my new novel? ClickContinue reading “A visit to The French Village Diaries”

Paulita Kincer’s Book Tour …

Say bonjour to writer and blogger Paulita Kincer, another woman who shares my love of France.  She has traveled there many times and still finds more to lure her back. Paulita has an M.A. in journalism from American University and currently teaches college English  in Columbus, Ohio, where she lives with her three teenagers, two cats and oneContinue reading “Paulita Kincer’s Book Tour …”

Will you join us?

If it’s Friday, it must be France … I’ve got some very exciting news to share today for the travelers stopping by here! The final details have just been confirmed by the Women’s Travel Network for a wonderful “Promenade En Provence” in June 2014. You know how I love to take a trip but beingContinue reading “Will you join us?”

And the winner is …

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Just a reminder that the book shown below is the prize to be won by one lucky person who leaves a comment about friendship on my blog this week!  All the comments will be numbered and entered into random.org and … voilà … we will have a winner.Continue reading “And the winner is …”

Just another idyllic day …

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Most importantly today,  I want to offer my best wishes to everyone celebrating Easter or Passover. This week I completed the final proofing of my new novel, The Promise of Provence, and I have to admit I’ve been struggling … so many pages, so many words …Continue reading “Just another idyllic day …”