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Now what?

Our wonderful housesit in 110 acres of rolling French countryside has become a 26 square metre apartment on the ground floor of a busy Bordeaux street.  The earplugs are back in use and the rent per month is just under what we paid in bills for a whole year in Read more…

Victoria sponge - photo courtesy of Vicky Milligan

Feeling homesick

Although the sun has finally come out after more endless rain I find myself sitting here thinking of Britain and suddenly I want to go home.  I know it’s easy to wear rose-tinted glasses and only think of the positive but it’s more than that.  It’s a strange thing, the Read more…

In denial? Try a little self acceptance.

The art of self acceptance

“Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.”        Brené Brown If you’ve been looking down my blog sidebar you will notice I’m a fan of Brené Brown.  It started with a Read more…