Montmartre and Basilica Sacre-Coeur

We arrived Montmartre and headed for the Funicular Railway.  You can either take the 300 stairs or the funicular.  Us oldies chose the railway.  As Paula had been there before we let her lead the way. We were warned about the scammers at Montmartre by our Cruise Director.  On the Sunday when they went up …

Parc Monceau

Im just re posting some of my favorite places while we are away in France.  Hope you all enjoy.       When we first arrived in Paris 5 days earlier, our Cruise Director had told us of a little park about 5 minutes away from the hotel.  So today we would wander up there …

Gluten Free Soft Centered Chocolate Puddings Or Chocolate Fondant…

    Gluten free soft centered chocolate puddings...or in our restaurant I called them self-centered chocolate puddings.  You know for a while I wondered why our customers always had a laugh, till one day I was told what I was saying.   These are so easy to make.  I make them early in the day …

1 year of blogging!

    Oh wow, where do I begin?  A year of blogging.  When I started 12 months ago I never in my wildest dreams thought I would still be blogging a year later. It all started as a whim while we were on our cruise last year.  Its funny how things started.  There we were …

Reunited 3 Sisters 

Today the 3 sisters Muriel, Paula and Me -Bree meet for lunch with Richard who we met on the cruise from last year. My bestie Lyn also came. Lyn was supposed to have come with us last year but 7 weeks out from when we were to leave she had a very unfortunate accident. Broke …

Whats in the suitcase for France?

Tomorrow I fly to Perth to spend a few days with family and friends before Muriel and I fly to Nice France. I haven't even packed my suitcase will attempt to do that today.  Not only will I have my clothes for the holiday but will have to also have clothes for Perth weird winter …

A bit of good ole Aussie Birdlife

Nearly every day since moving down to Rosebud, we have been getting visitors in our backyard.  I love the name Rosebud as Roses is one of my favorite flowers of which I have many. This morning I pulled up the kitchen blind and this is what I saw.  Some days there are two or more. …

Time to think of whats going in the backpack

In just over a week I will be heading to Perth for a couple of days then heading to Nice France. I was sitting here in my nice warm cosy lounge room and it was like eeek, I better start thinking about what I am putting in the backpack. I went to my archived posts …

Gastroparesis Awareness Month

August marks the month for awareness of Gastroparesis.  I have a few friends who have this chronic illness in varying degrees.  My friend Erin has explained in detail what it means to someone who battles on a day to day basis with this disease.  Please have a read.  I thank you for your time. Today, …