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!”

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!”

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!”

CBBH PHOTO CHALLENGE:View from an aircraft

If it’s Friday, it must be France … As we approached Nice International Airport in May 2011, we flew directly over the apartment building in Antibes that we were going to call home for five months. I had googled it so often in the preceding months, I knew precisely where it was. It’s the largestContinue reading “CBBH PHOTO CHALLENGE:View from an aircraft”

Pinch me!

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Ooops – I’m late again  – I know it’s Saturday, but we have company and I’m attempting to sneak this post in while still being a somewhat gracious hostess. Good thing we have understanding friends who realize writing and blogging are  consuming my life  somewhat distracting at times. WhatContinue reading “Pinch me!”

Weekly Photo Challenge: GEOMETRY

This week’s photo challenge is guest hosted by Quintin Lake of Quintin Lake Architectural Photography. Click on the link  for more about this week’s theme and his photography tips! Geometry: This challenge is about the shapes and rhythms that make up the geometry of our world. Here’s my shot looking through the porches of the change hutsContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: GEOMETRY”

CBBH Photo Challenge: Windows

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Okay, I know it’s Sunday, not Friday, … life is crazy but I am still managing to keep track of the days … honest! Out of respect I wanted to leave my post about Amanda Todd in place all last week. Thus and therefore, I’m a tadContinue reading “CBBH Photo Challenge: Windows”

My corner of the world

This week my friend, author Sheryl Browne, invited me across the pond (only *virtually* unfortunately) to chat with her about where I live and where I fantasize about living! I took a welcome break from *revision world* where I’m still hunkered down but making progress. Sheryl has been running a series about our home townsContinue reading “My corner of the world”

The Wireless Generation – could this be you?

For a few weeks now you may have noticed me talking on Twitter or Facebook about a documentary project being prepared for Sundance called The Wireless Generation. Here’s the skinny on it. “ABOUT THIS FILM The internet has changed everything. Not just how we work, but where. Working from home in the US has increased dramaticallyContinue reading “The Wireless Generation – could this be you?”

How do you capture the colour?

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Well it’s actually a little bit of France, Spain and Italy today. Do you like to take photos? I’ve been snapping away since I excitedly unwrapped … alright, I know that was a very, very long time ago but I’m positive I was extremely excited to getContinue reading “How do you capture the colour?”