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Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts 'What a gift that smile was'
Sunday, March 05, 2017      154 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      78 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      161 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      149 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      107 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
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Christmas in London - Part 1
Sunday, December 18, 2016      212 comments

It's Christmas! I was in England this week for my own Christmas celebrations (now back in Paris)!!! But I want to ask: "Which one of my coll... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts My belated birthday hike!
Sunday, December 04, 2016      124 comments

A hike at last! Life has been rather busy lately, and yesterday I was starting to feel like things were falling into place... apart from the fact that I was missing my hikes so much! And today it was going to be very sunny (and cold!), so I deci... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Hiking near Ecouen
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      151 comments

My hike yesterday was almost on my door step, only 5 minutes by train from home, i.e. 20 minutes from Paris. As I still don't have a car, hikin... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Dancing in the rain!
Wednesday, October 26, 2016      113 comments

So I came back from Ghana on Saturday... I didn't see a single thing about Ghana, apart from the airport (nice airport in Accra though, well organised, what a pleasure!) and the hotel. Sigh. But it doesn't matter, some trips are like that: they ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Armenia Part 2 - Going to the mountains
Friday, October 21, 2016      155 comments

This blog says a lot about how strange (yet exciting) I feel my life is right now! I am writing this second blog about my Armenia trip in my hotel room in Accra, Ghana, where I arrived last Saturday (flying home tonight). ... Read more
Voted Popular Blog Post: View All Popular Posts Back from Armenia Part 1: Yerevan
Saturday, October 08, 2016      155 comments

As often after my trips, my heart is full of emotions, my head full of memories of people I met, places I saw, food I ate, stories I heard... Armenia was, as I had thought it would be, an unforgettable trip. ... Read more

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