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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts I am back!
Monday, July 17, 2017      159 comments

I am hiking again! And back on Sparkpeople! Forgive me for being MIA for so long... A mixture of having a lot to do with decorating my little house and trying to do something with my garden... whilst still struggling with grief at times and miss... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 40 things about me!
Friday, May 26, 2017      74 comments

Borrowed from POLSKARENIA (hers is here: www.sparkpeople.com/mypa
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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Iguaçu Falls - Brazil and Argentina
Saturday, May 20, 2017      93 comments

I am in Brazil! It is my first time in South America, so it is quite exciting for me. I arrived almost one week ago now for a series of meetings which will take until Tuesday (getting home on Thursday)... ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Back from Kiev!
Saturday, April 22, 2017      86 comments

I came back from Kiev, Ukraine, last night. I had last been 20 years ago, and remembered a city with gorgeous churches. I wasn’t disappointed, they are still just as gorgeous, with their golden roofs shining in the sunshine... or, like here, as ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Monet’s garden in Giverny
Sunday, April 16, 2017      86 comments

As promised, here is a special blog with the pictures of my visit to Giverny last Tuesday with HOLLYM48. Monet designed and painted his famous garden in this little village of Normandy where he lived between 1883 and 1926 with his family. ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts The light at the end of the tunnel... Sparkfriend Holly’s visit to France!!!
Friday, April 14, 2017      113 comments

Yesterday morning, I took Holly (HOLLYM48) back to the Charles de Gaulle airport after her wonderful one-week visit. And my heart is full of gratitude to Sparkpeople that enabled me to have such a fantastic friend, the best friend I could ask fo... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 'What a gift that smile was'
Sunday, March 05, 2017      180 comments

Dear Sparkfriends, I know several of you have loved ones struggling with Alzheimer’s. You kindly mention it sometimes when I speak about my mother here. And I know some of you are also having a very hard time seeing your precious parent or ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A peaceful afternoon hike in Boran-sur-Oise
Sunday, February 26, 2017      82 comments

The weather forecast was strange for today, but I decided I needed a hike and was ready to brave the rain if needed! I went to Boran-sur-Oise, ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Foggy to sunny!
Sunday, February 19, 2017      165 comments

Sometimes it is a bit difficult to be excited when your hike starts like this... (Médan’s castle) My hike yesterday started in Villennes-sur-... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 1 hike and 3 jewels
Sunday, February 12, 2017      152 comments

So, all I needed was a hike. And my good mood is back. Phew. I had been a bit gloomy lately – just like the Parisian weather, very grey! The pi... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Come and visit Dijon with me!
Tuesday, February 07, 2017      109 comments

Dijon is a beautiful town, and I hope you will enjoy getting a glimpse of it. I first discovered it on Friday night... (View on 'Place de la Libe... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts A hike and a great weekend!
Tuesday, January 31, 2017      118 comments

I had such a beautiful weekend, despite the very grey weather! My Dutch friend Cora was visiting, and we went on a hike on Friday, woohoo!!! (My b... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Visiting the Rodin Museum with Sparkfriend METOBE!
Sunday, January 01, 2017      102 comments

Happy New Year dear Sparkfriends!!! Apart from the more traditional health and happiness, I would also like to wish you lots of beauty in 2017, as it is so good for the soul... ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Happy Birthday, Holly!
Thursday, December 29, 2016      91 comments

Happy Birthday to my wonderful Sparkfriend HOLLYM48! I thought I would write a blog to wish Holly a happy birthday, because I think friendships made on Sparkpeople are such a big part of the success here... ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Christmas in London - Part 2
Monday, December 26, 2016      125 comments

I hope you had a beautiful Christmas! For me I spent Christmas Eve with Sparkfriend METOBE and her husband! It was a very special time, and it... Read more

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