Friday, 27 August 2010

Our holidays (Part II)

After a couple of days in the Dordogne we continued on to the South-West coast of France (Acquitainbe) where we rented this holiday villa for a week. Lovely, quiet place, close to the sea (no beach pictures... forgot our cameras!).
We went to the beach, walked, biked, visited small villages, nothing spectacular, but relaxing & fun!

Senna thought that she was back home in Brazil, she right away found her spot again, close to the swimming pool!

The view from our garden

Friends forever!!

A walk through the forest around sunset


Can you imagine how surprised we were when we saw these creatures all of a sudden, close to the golfcourse?

Apparently there was a circus in town and the animals needed something to nibble!!

Have a great weekend!!

Saturday, 21 August 2010

Our holidays (Part I)

Our first stop was the gorgeous hotel Chateau Les Merles.
A castle almost completely renovated and decorated with lots of black & white and some dots of colour (you could see that here).

They have their own vineyard & a big garden where they grow the majority of the vegetables they use in their kitchen (they have a bistrot as well as a restaurant).

While we were there, we also visited Bergerac, a lovely small town, little shops, small restaurants and nice old houses.

And of course there was Cyrano (de Bergerac)

More to come soon...

But for now I wish you all a lovely sunny weekend... enjoy!

P.S. Have a look at Madelief's blog... eye candy!!
& a give-away until September 1st!

Friday, 13 August 2010

Life's good in the south

Sunny, some clouds for much needed freshness, good food & wine, some golf, some tennis, some time at the pool, some siteseeing: yes, life's definitely good here!!

Wishing you a good start of the weekend.
Happy Friday!

XX Chantal

Wednesday, 11 August 2010

Monday, 9 August 2010

Another year...

Will you join me here today?

Come and take a seat...

have a coffee...
... or a tea...
... please take a cupcake...
... or a piece of this beautiful cake...
... or is it already time for something else?
... a glass of champagne maybe...
Thanks for celebrating my birthday with me!
Have a sparkling day!
Image credits:
1, 2, 3, 4, 6 & 7: country living

Sunday, 8 August 2010

Holidays are still not over...

School holidays started already on June 18... & we're still celebrating the summer holidays.. looks like it's never going to end! Apart from some days, we've had a lovely summer so far. Hopefully the last weeks will be sunny too. I just haven't made up my mind yet as to where I will spend these last weeks relaxing.

Or here:
Or here:
Or here:
Or here?
Which one do you prefer?

Have a sunny weekend!!


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