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Hiking around Ronquerolles - and feeling grateful for great men and women
Saturday, August 11, 2012      33 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! [Note: This is a llllong blog, sorry! Please feel free to scroll down if you aren't too interested in History!] Today it was my 3rd hike this week! I am so glad my feet are ok again! 4 hours and it was a fabulo... Read more
A great visit, three little chicks and a beautiful hike
Sunday, August 05, 2012      33 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! It has been a busy last few days! This week, we had the pleasure to meet Californian Sparkfriend Cellista1 for the first time. On Wednesday evening, Striver57 invited Cellista1, Minium and I for dinner. It was a ver... Read more
1st anniversary of my 1st hike... Celebrating with a hike of course!
Sunday, July 29, 2012      27 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! I am very happy tonight, and even a bit proud too! Exactly one year ago, I decided to go on my 1st hike. It was a 2-hour experience that I almost ended on my hands as my legs and feet were so painful by the end!!! :... Read more
Dear hiking paths, I am baaaaaack!!!
Friday, July 27, 2012      32 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! To say that I am happy would be well below reality! I am HAPPY!!!!! Today I was back hiking for 3 hours, which hadn't happened since I sprained my ankle at the end of December. Wow, I am SO HAPPY!!! It was a be... Read more
Back in Gerberoy... how I love that place!
Thursday, July 26, 2012      26 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Some of you may remember Gerberoy... In June, I wrote a blog about that little village (100 inhabitants!) in the countryside in Picardie (North of Paris):
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A refreshing walk in L'Isle Adam
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      26 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! It is getting hot in Paris this week - well, by Parisian standards! The weather is usually quite mild here, it is never very cold nor very hot. At the moment, it is roughly 30C (86F) in the afternoon, which I find a... Read more
Walking in the hills above Montmorency (all pics blog)
Monday, July 23, 2012      25 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! This morning, I went on a simple walk in the hills a few minutes from where I live... It was tough, very steep, but fun! Here is an all-pics blog for you to enjoy! ... Read more
Mixed feelings in Soissons - yet a beautiful walk!
Saturday, July 21, 2012      28 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Tonight I am writing my blog much later than usual because I took the little roads to come back from today’s walk! It was so lovely – sunny and cool at the same time. A perfect summer day in my opinion! So, for... Read more
Discovering wild flowers in La Rue Saint Pierre
Friday, July 20, 2012      22 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! This week, I have been testing my foot to see how much it could cope with! I went from one hour walk to one hour and a half, so today I decided to try for 2 hours. It wasn’t perfect, but it went mostly well. I am no... Read more
My routine walk by Ecouen’s castle
Thursday, July 19, 2012      28 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! This morning I met my friend Sabrina for a walk in our beloved forest, in Ecouen. I have already mentioned this forest a few times in the past, as Sabrina lives 5 minutes away from it, I live roughly 10 minutes away... Read more
A philosopher's walk
Wednesday, July 18, 2012      29 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Some great thinkers used to walk! One of them was Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), one of the most well-known French philosophers. And Mr Rousseau spent six years of his life in Montmorency, a few minutes away fro... Read more
Visiting the Princes' Vegetable Garden!
Tuesday, July 17, 2012      25 comments

Ahhh it has been too long since I went to a garden or a castle. You cannot keep me away from any of those for too long, I get all weak! ;-) So, after my walk in the forest with my friend Sabrina this morning, I went to the Princes' Vegetabl... Read more
Walking around Enghien-les-bains' lake... beautiful!
Monday, July 16, 2012      32 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Today, I looked for a different kind of walk - it is good for me to do something different, and also I don't want you to get bored walking with me around home!!! So I drove for 10 minutes to reach Enghien-les-... Read more
Sunday morning walk around Montmorency
Sunday, July 15, 2012      32 comments

Two blogs in two days? What is happening to me? :) Well, I am on vacation!!! I'll try and blog regularly, maybe every day, about my walks during the next 2 weeks. It will help keep me accountable. :) ... Read more
Walking... 'at home' on Bastille Day!
Saturday, July 14, 2012      33 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! I am now on vacation for two weeks... but as some of you have seen on my feed, I am not feeling very well. Mostly very weak, easily shaky, with heart palpitations and sweat going down my spine at times. I think it l... Read more

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