Sunshine & Clouds

The joys of making pasta!

May 24, 2012 LC 0

A group of us had dinner last night and everyone decided to get involved in the pasta creation, cue a few mini dough disasters, much hilarity and ‘professional’ competition. We made a huge mess, flour everywhere, but the resulting assorted ravioli parcels (more a …
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J’adore 2CV’s!

May 21, 2012 LC 0

Aah, fond memories….the Citroën 2CV or deux chevaux. This was my first car, or rather not this exact one (pics of mine seem to have been lost over time), the wonderful 2CV. Whenever I see one it brings back happy memories of whizzing around London, and all over the UK …
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Saturday market, Rabastens

May 19, 2012 LC 0

Grocery shopping in France is such a pleasure. My favourite market is in the local town, Rabastens, every Saturday. During my time here, I’ve come to know the farmers, butchers, bakers and my favourite cheesemaker a little, enough to have jovial chats every week and mor …

Marvellous chandeliers

May 17, 2012 LC 0

I absolutely love chandeliers – they’re beautiful, functional, enchanting and romantic. They twinkle, sparkle, reflect sunshine and light and in my opinion work well in any room in the house as well as outside on a terrace or even hanging from trees for a magical …
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May 9, 2012 LC 0

  Carcassonne & other amazing places gone wrong…. I mentioned in a previous post (Restaurants: Tarn, France) about quite possibly the worst restaurant I’d ever been to, in Carcassonne – and shockingly, it was in France. Sadly, for me, it was a reflection of Car …

Restaurants: Tarn, France

May 5, 2012 LC 0

Of the places I’ve tried in the  Tarn area, these are my top 3: Le Colvert – Saint Lieux Les Lavaur We had a relaxing long lunch here. The food was delicious, with an absolutely perfect mix of flavours and textures in all the dishes. There wasn’t a single t …

Blogroll – location, location!

April 28, 2012 LC 0

I haven’t managed to suss out the blogroll functionality of this theme yet, so until then here’s a temporary home for just some of my favourite blogs & websites: In no particular order!   TED The fabric of my life Tea for Joy Decorator’s Notebook Ga …