Monthly Archives: April 2013

Castelnaud, Sarlat and Montignac.

Diwani and I wait at the garden shop while train tickets are being sorted. Diwani smells the freesias and I gaze at nasturtiums and geraniums. I am hoping I don’t see a geranium I don’t have. Tables of them, all … Continue reading

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Castelnaud and beyond, a horse and one or two dogs.

This dear old white horse is galloping along, in its own and children’s dreams. In an antique shop, Sarlat. We have come to Sarlat for dinner. I continue to gasp and be amazed. For example..lane ways, thin buildings to the … Continue reading

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Leaving Brussels, onto Paris and the Dordogne

The very speedy TGV’S wait at the station , ready to race away to Paris. Katharine has taken me to the tram stop, still much to see. The Art Nouveau house. The pruned trees with their Ivy friends. A fine … Continue reading

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Meeting a Parrot in Ixelles,Brussels .

I can’t stop looking out over these gardens and roof tops, little worlds within the world. These are beautiful to me. But there is more, the Parrots homes . Katharine has discovered them, we walk out for a visit. Past … Continue reading

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On our Hill,and travelling away.

Gabriel and Glen work around the clock to complete the studios. (Thankyou Glen for the photos) The limed wood lines the rooms, the light is reflected up to the clerestory. (A fine architecture word, now a time to use it.) … Continue reading

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