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Surrendering to The Seasons of Life

I have been grieving the comforts of my home in Australia this past month. I know it’s crazy right? I am in France! A place that represents my ‘personal legend’ (as in Paulo Coelho’s novel ‘The Alchemist’). It’s taken me 43 years to get here and yet part of me feels disappointed. Why is that […]

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Living & Working in Bonnieux

Jon and I have been here in our new hood of Bonnieux for over a week now, but it’s still a bit surreal. What is very tangible though is how relaxed I feel. It’s like my body has exhaled deeply into calmness. Our apartment is perched on the hillock of the small Provençal village of Bonnieux in the […]

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Birth of my laptop Biz

In April 2012 my husband Jon and I departed Australia for a 6-month sabbatical in Spain. Jon was able to continue working his business because it internet based. I had taken ‘leave without pay’ from my job. For the first time in my life I was a housewife and a lady of leisure. I cooked […]

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An Evening In Provence

For as long as I can remember I have been intrigued with France and fantasised about living there for a little while to fully soak up the culture. In my final years of school I even elected to study the French language, knowing that this subject held no weighting towards my “Tertiary Entrance Score”. Various travel […]

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A Perfect Night In

I’m like a pig in mud tonight. Jon and Cyril (my father inlaw) have gone down to the pub to catch up with some friends and I’ve opted to stay in. This is a rare treat for me these past 6 months. Anyway here I am in country Hampshire England cooking up a Tortilla Española while […]

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