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The imposing church in Civray

A sunny afternoon

The weather today is grey, cold and drizzly.  I’ve been burning bergamot, lavender and cypress* in an attempt to evoke thoughts of hot Mediterranean summers, swimming in the sea off the southern tip of Italy, the Greek islands or the coastline of Croatia. In reality I’m sitting in the lounge with the Read more…


Feels like winter

It’s minus three outside and the pond is freezing over.  I’m sitting here with a steaming mug of tea looking out of the window at a new and different landscape.  Amazing what a touch of frost can do…. What’s the weather like where you are?  Leave me a comment and let Read more…