Some Things Never Change

The Stuff that Doesn’t Change Some things in life never change. Of particular note, is my husband’s somewhat limited comprehension of just how much dust will be created when he knocks down an interior brick wall! I was reminded of this today as knocking...

It’s Christmas!

Christmas Market It is customary for the French to go to untold lengths to celebrate occasions throughout the year with fêtes and fun. Since moving here, we’ve taken part in several and are just about to once again, this coming weekend! A gathering of local...

Custom Jewellery Workshop

My Workshop Today Today, my jewellery workshop is as it has been for several years. Filled with a magical mélange of tools, my jewellery workbench, polishing equipment, a rolling mill and so on. All that, however, is about to change! In the name of progress, the...

With Best Wishes

Wishing You Well At this time of year, best wishes are everywhere. An abundance of best wishes are being and sent and received across the world. When I think of those I love and the people I’ve met, I wish them well. I wish you well. Wishing You the Best When a...

An Element of Fire

What lights your fire? According to astrologists, the Zodiac element for the Aries star sign is fire. I am an Aries and certainly enjoy burning the leaves threatening to clog the storm drains at this time of year! Watching the orangey flames catch with a sudden...