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Rustique c'est Chic
 Always dreamt of coming here like many others but never thought my life would turn in a such a way that I would be that lucky to make it! As we move countries every three years for my pa… Mauritius, South Africa, Countries, This Is Us, My Life, Ocean, Chic, World, Blog

The Jewel in the Indian Ocean

Mauritius! Always dreamt of coming here like many others but never thought my life would turn in a such a way that I would be that lucky to make it! As we move countries every three years for my pa…

As a Decorative Chalk Painter specialising in transforming wooden furniture and bringing it back to life, I decided to take my inspiration from Provence. The old town in Nice, Cote D’Azur ins…

Provence is my Inspiration!

As a Decorative Chalk Painter specialising in transforming wooden furniture and bringing it back to life, I decided to take my inspiration from Provence. The old town in Nice, Cote D’Azur ins…

The Fortress on the hill France Travel, Us Travel, South Africa, Told You So, Street View, Cap, River, Blog, Baseball Cap

The Fortress on the hill

Back to our travels in France. One more village left to tell you about. For those of you who have not read my previous blogs, here is a quick re-cap of the day. First stop was Bruniquel. The v…

Yes we are back in the land of blue sky and eternal sunshine. These couple of months back home in France and the good old UK have made me realise how lucky we are to call Pretoria our home for the … Eternal Sunshine, Pretoria, Good Old, South Africa, Sky, France, Chic, Couples, Blog

Back in South Africa

Yes we are back in the land of blue sky and eternal sunshine. These couple of months back home in France and the good old UK have made me realise how lucky we are to call Pretoria our home for the …

Not sure if I explained very well where I was actually staying. I am in the Tarn et Garonne in the South West of France actually on the edge of the lot et garonne.  Close to Bourg de visa top … Visa, Very Well, Africa, France, Adventure, Chic, Blog, Travel, Shabby Chic

Where am I?

Not sure if I explained very well where I was actually staying. I am in the Tarn et Garonne in the South West of France actually on the edge of the lot et garonne. Close to Bourg de visa top left o…

On my way home to the Dordogne!

On my way home to the Dordogne!

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We made it to paradise! 30 Degrees, Tuscany, Paradise, Africa, Weather, Live, Chic, Amazing, Blog

We made it to paradise!

Here we are in Beauville, Lot et Garonne 10 minutes away from the village where mum used to live called Bourg de visa. The weather is glorious 30 degrees and the views are as usual amazing!. This …

Our next adventure takes us on a medieval road trip around L’Occitane through 5 villages& perched on hilltops around the departments of Tarn and Tarn et Garonne named after rivers. Back In Time, Rivers, South Africa, Medieval, Road Trip, Adventure, Mansions, Chic, House Styles

A step back in time!

Our next adventure takes us on a medieval road trip around L’Occitane through 5 villages/towns perched on hilltops around the departments of Tarn and Tarn et Garonne named after rivers. …

We could not have asked for better weather for our day trip around the Tarn. It was 30 degrees and the sky was nearly as blue as South Africa! Our next stop after Bruniquel was only 20 minutes down… Better Weather, Sky View, South Of France, Day Trip, Travel Guide, South Africa, Grand Canyon, Places To Visit, To Go

Puycelsi Je t’aime❤

We could not have asked for better weather for our day trip around the Tarn. It was 30 degrees and the sky was nearly as blue as South Africa! Our next stop after Bruniquel was only 20 minutes down…

Built in 1222 by Raimon VII, The Count of Toulouse as a bastide. It was renamed in 1993 as Cordes sur Ciel (in the sky) to attract tourists as it seems to be literally floating above the clouds at … The Spectator, Above The Clouds, Time Of The Year, Toulouse, France, Medieval, Africa, Sky, River

Cordes sur Ciel ” The floating city”

Built in 1222 by Raimon VII, The Count of Toulouse as a bastide. It was renamed in 1993 as Cordes sur Ciel (in the sky) to attract tourists as it seems to be literally floating above the clouds at …

The animal whisperer. That’s what we call our daughter Sienna. She has this magnetism towards animals which was very apparent during our holiday. Cats and dogs would just appear out of… Boston Terrier, Dog Cat, Africa, Daughter, Chic, Holiday, Dogs, Animals, Shabby Chic

The animal whisperer

The animal whisperer. That’s what we call our daughter Sienna. She has this magnetism towards animals which was very apparent during our holiday. Cats and dogs would just appear out of…

CASTELNAU DE MONTMIRAL A bastide village founded at the beginning of the Century by Count Raymond VII of Toulouse. The original name meant ” The mountain from w… Culture Art, Beaux Villages, Toulouse, Architecture, Country Life, Small Towns, France, River, Outdoor

“The mountain from which you see”

CASTELNAU DE MONTMIRAL A bastide village founded at the beginning of the 13th Century by Count Raymond VII of Toulouse. The original name meant ” The mountain from w…

The house with the blue shutters. Blue Shutters, Countryside, Vineyard, Live, Chic, Blog, House, Outdoor, Shabby Chic

The house with the blue shutters.

This blog begins in an old village in Tarn et Garonne called Bourg de Visa. This is where my mother used to live. I wish she was still there. I wish she had never chosen to move back to the UK. Why…

Wild at Heart Pretoria, Nature Reserve, Bird Species, Wild Hearts, Great Places, Chic, Blog, Shabby Chic, Elegant

Wild at Heart

Quick blog post to show you what I did today! Named after Sienna’s favourite show. Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve in Pretoria is only a 10 minute drive from our home. A great place for a hike,…