When Joie de Vivre is not enough

Joie de Vivre Origin French 1. a delight in being alive; keen, carefree enjoyment of living. * “can be a conversation, joy of eating, joy of anything one might do…And joie de vivre may be seen as a joy of everything, a comprehensive joy, a philosophy of life, a Weltanschauung.  Robert’s Dictionnaire says joie is sentiment […]

Paris part II – July 2014

I’ve said it before, but I will say it again.  I’m a lucky woman. For a start, I’m writing this from the beach. Which is 15 minutes from my place. Enjoying the hazy sun and a balmy breeze. (It’s the little things.) But most importantly for me, I have infinite freedom.  I’ve learnt that the […]

Trips to Paris are like buses….

you wait twenty years, then two come along at once.  Kind of. So having popped over the border to Paris in February, (for the first time since my marriage proposal in 1994), to visit Hot Frenchie, I find myself ‘popping over the border’ again to have some fun and catch up with my fabulous friends […]