Category Archives: France

Have you ever – lived your dream?

Wow! Where does the time go? So much for all my promises and intentions to post more regularly on this blog! But I have been putting the time to good use – I promise! Which brings me to the purpose … Continue reading

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100-Word Challenge for Grownups – Week #166

Do you want to write too? Click below: https://jfb57.wordpress.com/2015/02/03/100-word-challenge-for-grown-ups-week166/ This week’s prompt is … checking in proved to be… +100 words Night ride She sighed. It was hot and the platform was crowded – the last train to Lyon was delayed. The announcement … Continue reading

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Oh cheese!

It has been a while since I responded to any of Ailsa’s travel challenges, but I could not resist her topic for this week: Merchandise. I rarely take photos of merchandise (!!) but there is one thing that I do … Continue reading

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Strange object on wheels

When travelling, there is no doubt that if you wish to see a place ‘up close and personal’, then you should be walking or on a bicycle. Many unusual and quirky things are to be found along roadsides and off road … Continue reading

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Lock up your love in Paris!

Paris is one of those wonderful places with lots of surprises and interesting things to see. I had heard about the bridges with lots of lover’s padlocks, but I was unprepared for the thousands of these ‘pledges of love’ that adorn two … Continue reading

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Dance to the tune of a saw

It was warm – well, it was quite hot actually. So much so that the lunchtime crowds in the square did not mind getting the occasional spray drift from the fountains which waxed and waned on the concrete slab before … Continue reading

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Bush fragrance

Have you ever… taken the time to really get up close and personal with a small creek? I don’t mean those terrible polluted urban waterways that sometimes earn the name creek – I mean the real thing. Perfectly clean and … Continue reading

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