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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Further progress! A 24K hike
Monday, July 25, 2016      154 comments

I went to the Oise area for my hike yesterday, about 60K North of Paris, in a lovely village called Tillard, which only comprises of 15 houses built in the 17th and 18th centuries. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My longest hike yet
Monday, July 18, 2016      143 comments

21K (13 miles). It was my longest hike yet... Not very impressive by 'proper hikers' standards, but for me, it is definitely progress! Lately ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Around Commeny, a perfect day for a hike
Monday, July 11, 2016      159 comments

Perfect hiking weather! We haven't had much sunshine in Paris so far this year, but yesterday was definitely perfect: sunny and warm, but not too hot, with a lovely gentle breeze and enough clouds to make the pictures interesting!. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts It's a bad day, not a bad life - on rainy summers and breaking up
Sunday, July 03, 2016      213 comments

I am home for the summer, with no work trips until September. I love being home! But it is one of the rainiest spring/summer we have had in Paris for a long time, so far, so it is difficult to make the most of it... ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hiking in St Clair - with wild orchids!
Sunday, June 19, 2016      151 comments

I wasn't too far away from home for my hike today, roughly 30 minutes... at the border between the Paris area (Ile de France) and Normandy. Indeed, it was in St Clair that Normandy was created, in 911... ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Tallinn (Estonia Part 2)
Tuesday, June 14, 2016      100 comments

I had hoped to go to Tallinn, capital city of Estonia, one day, and so I was delighted when I was asked to attend meetings there! Even more so ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Lahemaa National Park (Estonia Part 1)
Saturday, June 11, 2016      105 comments

This is my last day in Estonia, and I cannot tell you how much I have enjoyed this work trip ! Great meetings, great atmosphere, great food and great country. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Sat + Sun (Minnesota Part 3)
Monday, May 23, 2016      141 comments

I am now in transit waiting for my flight back home to Paris. A nice opportunity with all these hours ahead to share with you my impressions and pictures of Saturday and Sunday in Minnesota! ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Landscape Arboretum (Minnesota Part 2)
Sunday, May 22, 2016      110 comments

This is how my mornings start here at Holly's (HOLLYM48) in Minnesota... Hard life, hey? ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Como Conservatory (Minnesota Part 1)
Saturday, May 21, 2016      94 comments

After my crazy but wonderful time in Philadelphia for a work conference, I flew to Minneapolis on Wednesday night and was welcome at the airport by HOLLYM48 and her husband, whom I had met in Paris last year. Then on Thursday Holly and I met WIL... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Philadelphia!
Sunday, May 15, 2016      107 comments

Just in case you didn't know already... I am in the US!!! I arrived in Philadelphia last Monday for a big conference, which is hard work as I am part of the organising team. But fun too and I am delighted to be with several of my wonderful ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Normandy - Part 2 of my wonderful weekend
Wednesday, April 20, 2016      149 comments

I am glad you all seemed to enjoy my first blog about my wonderful weekend! Here is Part 2 - my hike in Normandy with L, the eldest daughter of my Dutch friend Cora, who visited me last weekend. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Paris - Part 1 of my wonderful weekend!
Monday, April 18, 2016      94 comments

I had such a wonderful wonderful weekend! My head is full of great memories. It was a very full weekend, from the moment on Friday afternoon wh... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Sunny London!
Saturday, April 02, 2016      185 comments

I am back from London! Rainy Paris was waiting for me after I left a very sunny London! I had some really useful work meetings in England (so g... Read more

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