Thrifting in Normandy: A Weekend Haul

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 “Thrifting in Normandy: A Weekend Haul”

The Shetland Isles in 4 days

It honestly feels like an eternity since I have been on a plane, train or ferry, but thanks to this little trip I ticked off all three! It has also been an eternity since I last left Normandy, so a travel blog post is incoming… Be sure to catch up with my latest travel postsContinue reading “The Shetland Isles in 4 days”

The Must Have Sunset Preset

Landscape photography is pretty much my go-to at the moment. But somehow I always seem to miss the sunset when I have my camera! It doesn’t help that sunset falls past 21:00 here for sure, so I decided to create an art filter to make my landscapes a little more like summer evenings.

Show Jumping in France: My First 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. Or, stick around for my first competition Show Jumping in France. Equestrian Competitions in France Coming at this fromContinue reading “Show Jumping in France: My First Competition”

Appaloosa Summer a Review

Another horsey book post! I am overwhelmed by the response and love I have received on the Goodreads horse community! Thank you, everyone. I will be amending my last top ten post to accommodate these authors for sure. Thank you Tudor Robins for a copy of Appaloosa Summer. Find me on goodreads Meet the AuthorContinue reading “Appaloosa Summer a Review”

Fougerolles-du-Plessis Ukrainian 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!

A Guide to Keeping Horses in France

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

Thrift in France, Antiques & Vintage

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 “Thrift in France, Antiques & Vintage”

My April 2022 In Books

And within a blink of an eye, April became May. Where did the time go? It seems pretty crazy how quickly this month has passed me by, but keeping a book journal has helped me realise I spent the time wisely. So here is my april 2022 in books! It has been a month ofContinue reading “My April 2022 In Books”

Realities of Living in an old Normandy Farmhouse (300+ years!)

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

March 2022 in Books

Spring has sprung! The first glints of buds on trees, flowers bursting with colour, and calves dotting the fields nearby have inspired me to branch out in my genre reading

Spring Colour Palettes

pring has sprung early, meaning we have the beginnings of new growth and flowers in the garden. Flowers of course bring a multitude of colour, and here is an example of using these colours in your design work.

The Silent Chapter

Historical Fiction is a genre I am very enamored with, so naturally reviewing this book, The Silent Chapter: A Heartwarming and Heartbreaking Love Story in Twentieth-Century Britain, was an easy decision to make. The title in itself grabbed my attention; 20th century Britain you say? Yes, please!

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