Living in Normandy #9: What Not To Do Brocanting!

Looking for a quick introduction, check out my previous brocanting post here! Now that the vide grenier season is calming down, I’d like to share some observations of what not to do on your brocanting trips, from my own experience as well as observing others. Vide Grenier? Brocanting? What’s that? Vide Grenier is what wouldContinue reading “Living in Normandy #9: What Not To Do Brocanting!”

Living in Normandy #8: When Summer Becomes Autumn

The Equinox has passed, and the weather is returning to its temperamental state of clouds, rain, sunshine, and gusts of bracing winds. Autumn has really made itself at home now that September is turning into October. Where did the time go?

Living in Normandy #7: Birdwatching

Let’s talk about summer birds as it is July, the weather is pretty picture perfect and it is a joy to be relaxing outside listening to birdsong.

A Weekend Thrifting

What goes on behind the scenes of an online vintage store? Let me show you! SO after my post about brocantes in France, I wanted to share my latest vintage finds that will be going on my etsy store very soon! Vide Grenier Season Vide Grenier Season is in full swing. By this, I meanContinue reading “A Weekend Thrifting”

Living in Normandy #6: My First Jumping Competition!

I promise I will start writing about other things other than horses soon! It has just so happened to have been a very horsey month… If you missed my last post about keeping horses click here. Equestrian Competitions in France Coming at this from the UK angle, French competitions are the same but different. YouContinue reading “Living in Normandy #6: My First Jumping Competition!”

Fougerolles-du-Plessis Ukrainien Centre

Far from my usual posts about living in Normandy, but still an important aspect of life in rural Normandy. Community is a huge part of life here with an emphasis on helping others!

Living in Normandy #5: Horses in France

It’s about time I share with you one of my huge 2020 moments…

Living in Normandy #4: Brocanting

Last post I shared the realities of what it is like to live in a French farmhouse, but now for something different. Time to share more of what it is actually like to live in la belle Manche, what I get up to in my spare time, and the general lifestyle of the slow frenchContinue reading “Living in Normandy #4: Brocanting”

Living in Normandy #3:Realities of Living in a 300+ year old Normandy Farmhouse

Living in an old french house is not all that it seems…

Living in Normandy #2: Has it Been Over 6 Months?

Wow things have moved fast this year… surprisingly given the worlds seems to be ending…

Ducey, Ville Étape

This #Traveltuesday is brought to you by a soaked to the skin photographer who thought it was a fabulous idea to go to the beach during a storm and now wear fully waterproof clothing… However, it was a good idea as the photos I got were absolutely stunning and I will be sharing those inContinue reading “Ducey, Ville Étape”

The Amazing History of Domfront

In today’s post we are looking at one of my favourite spots year-round – Domfront.

Why Travel to La Baie de Mont Saint Michel?

I’m back with another #TravelTuesday post!!Things are still a bit hairy in the world, but we can still have fun. I am a daydreamer and love to plan out the impossible and maybe someday I’ll do it. I managed to live in Canada for 2 years and also get a Postgrad. Things may seem impossible,Continue reading “Why Travel to La Baie de Mont Saint Michel?”

Living in Normandy #1: a White girl gets settled

As requested by like one person… Here’s my first blog about moving from Canada as a white girl to Rural as heck Normandy. Hold onto your hats as it’s windy here and always raining. January. New year, new me. That’s how it goes right? So my new beginning is moving back to Europe from theContinue reading “Living in Normandy #1: a White girl gets settled”