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.

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…

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.

Foal Season

It’s the start of Foal Season. This means cute photos of foals. Stay tuned for all my upcoming albums! Foals are so much fun to take pictures of as they are both energetic and curious. Spending time playing with these youngsters, and taking pictures is a joy. The foals here are all KWPN jumpers, lookingContinue reading “Foal Season”

Snapshot #22: La Petite Cascade Mortain

Normandy is known for being pretty flat. Lower Normandy is known for this in particular. There are of course hills and miles of fields, but the general topography is pretty flat. Why am I telling you this? It happens that I live near two of the only waterfalls in Normandy! These two waterfalls are aptlyContinue reading “Snapshot #22: La Petite Cascade Mortain”

5 Days in Bourgogne

Now that restrictions have started to wane and normality is starting to return to Europe, I took the opportunity to take my new car out on the road and drive down to the friend’s place in Burgundy. I’ve been familiarising myself with the local towns and places around me here in Normandy and have becomeContinue reading “5 Days in Bourgogne”

Book Review: Midnight Vigilante

Since my long review last year I have definitely gone on to read more books and my count for 2020 is well over 30 now and well I’d like to share some of the smaller authors on separate posts. (Please go check them out on social media!) *** The Thriller genre is usually characterised andContinue reading “Book Review: Midnight Vigilante”

Photo Editing Fundamentals (with LightRoom)

Adobe products can be intimidating, but fear not, I have curated a super easy guide on the basics of lightroom so you don’t have to struggle anymore!

The Amazing History of Domfront

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