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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

A lovely walk around Auvers-sur-Oise with my friend Ishbel

Sunday, July 01, 2012      39 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! I am sorry I haven't been sparking much these last few days... I have had two visitors in 3 days! :) It was great. Today, I spent the day with my friend Ishbel, who was visiting from Scotland. We had a wonderful tim... Read more

Gerberoy... one of my favorite French villages, full of roses!

Sunday, June 17, 2012      52 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! This is probably going to be one my longest blogs ever... mostly pictures though!!! I really struggled to choose which photos to share with you today, as I went to one of my favorite places in the world: the village... Read more

A short visit of Le Mans in the rain

Wednesday, June 13, 2012      42 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! I am currently in Western France for work. I'll be back home late tomorrow evening. I don't have much time for sparking, but I thought you might enjoy some of the pictures I took in Le Mans yesterday. Maybe you... Read more

London before the Queen's Jubilee, looking all festive and summery!

Sunday, May 27, 2012      50 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Thank you all so much for your very kind comments on my new profile photo (yes, we were having fun, you guessed right!!!) and my blog about the walk on the beach with RAINBOWCHOC. It is the end of a lovely wee... Read more

A walk on the beach in Kent (England) with RAINBOWCHOC

Saturday, May 26, 2012      42 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Warm greetings from Kent, England! I am visiting RAINBOWCHOC and her husband and having the most lovely time. Yesterday, after a crazy week of meetings and many miles on the road, I crossed the Channel sea and drove... Read more

Walking around royal Senlis

Saturday, May 12, 2012      45 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! This blog wasn't supposed to be a blog! I went for a walk, took some pictures, and came home... Then I looked at them and thought that maybe some of you would enjoy seeing what I saw today, by a lovely, sunny (but c... Read more

Touristy Paris!!! Ahhhhh I actually love it too...

Tuesday, May 08, 2012      46 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Today was a Bank Holiday in France, commemorating the end of WWII. There were flags everywhere, it was beautiful! I went on a long walk fr... Read more

A castle and its gardens - just what I needed!

Saturday, May 05, 2012      39 comments

Hello dear Sparkfriends! Today, I decided I needed to see a castle, and some gardens. So I looked for a castle with gardens in the area and found Ambleville, a 16th century castle in the Vexin (on the border with Normandy), built for the de... Read more


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