Push and pull … Springtime’s back ! What are you telling me now Mama Gaia ?

So if you had any doubts… Springtime is here…And the urgency of life flowing back up, up, up, up like the sap is soooo obvious and calling us (in the northern hemisphere!) to action, action, action, action … In the South west of France where I live, we are being bombarded with green, flowers, sun, birds, rain and generally … life! I love winter because it is a break, an interior voyage, a retreat … but … every year I can’t wait for it to end … Then springtime literally attacks … around here you can almost hear the plants growing, the trees stretching and the flowers blooming all over… Read More

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Life, Philosophy and the washing machine …

So I run a B&B. And I have 28 beds. So I wash a lot of sheets, and so forth. So washing, hanging, ironing is mostly an everyday job… One that I’m excellent at. One that I do NOT enjoy that much… one of my zones of excellence, not of genius ! I have a real love/hate relationship with my washing machine. We have been closed for winter since December 1st. We’re opening next Saturday. The sealer for the glazed panel of the washing machine door is leaking … I bought a new one, online, thinking I was going to replace it myself easily, according to a YouTube tutorial …… Read More

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