The village festa continued yesterday and we luckily managed to get a table at the Villa giving us a vantage point for the festivities and the fireworks. say cheese Sebastian turned into quite a photographer capturing the fireworks the grande finale

Found some pics from the birthday evening, spent at Barracuda. Again thank you all for making it a memorable day and a big thank you to R for the Mont Blanc pen. It will sit with pride in my old and battered Mulberry filofax. birthday girl surprise surprise do I need to say more? family Continue Reading

I really had an excellent birthday – thank you everyone for making it happen! For all the birthday wishes, surprises and presents. I feel blessed. Apart from a few hours work in the morning, I spent most of the day shopping with the girls ending with a late lunch and seeing my beloved dog Cecile. Continue Reading

I woke up with a knock on the door, with birthday cake and flowers delivered. Writing this post, whilst enjoying a decadent breakfast with chocolate cake and coffee in bed. Today is set for taking the kids out shopping, lunch at the Point and dinner later this evening. And thank you everyone for your birthday Continue Reading

Work is already kicking in after a few days off. Still a pleasant surprise to accidentally finding a few pics to prolong the holiday feeling 🙂   soaking up the last bit of sun and beach no lack of energy

Sebastian surprised me yesterday morning with a gorgeous golden cuff. A stunning piece with an inside leather band in dark green. Thank you little man! It’s been a lovely break. happy campers a golden cuff which fitted a dress I received last Christmas perfectly plateau de fruits de mer at le Grill de Perard bear Continue Reading

It’s the last day on this long weekend trip, so we’re going to make the most of it. Like yesterday, with dinner at fish restaurant Perard. As the sun was setting, painting the beach in red and purple, we decided to stay for a last hour of beach fun before strolling back. On that note, Continue Reading

It’s a fantastic mini holiday spending a few days at Le Touquet-Paris-Plage. The weather is soaring hovering around 30 degrees, the beaches are endless and so are the many small streets brimming with evening dwellers in search for local eateries. The many seafood restaurants is a feast for a part-time pescotarian like myself. In my Continue Reading

And so at once, spring has turned into summer with balmy weather reaching into the 30s. I’ve decided to take a mini holiday and enjoy a long weekend at the beach. With Ascension day last Thursday, Sebastian and I packed our bags for Zandvoort, followed by dinners at Mango’s with Virgin Mojitos and tapas on Continue Reading

I had promised for a long time to take my girl out for shopping, lunch and dinner (not necessarily in that order). With a hectic schedule it hasn’t been easy to find a date, but eventually we managed to nail yesterday as D-day. After hours of shopping, I’m not sure what feels more sore…my wallet Continue Reading