Monthly Archives: February 2013

Braised Baby Artichokes with Garlic, Lemon, Mint and Parsley

I can’t believe I arrived home from my trip over a week ago, it already seems like a distant dream… Thankfully I am finally over the dreaded jet lag and am feeling very much my old self again. It is … Continue reading

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Goodbye Villefranche sur Mer

It is 5 am and I have been up for hours. I am catching up on emails and sorting through photos and making cookie dough so that I will be able to bake off some cookies for our reading time … Continue reading

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Day 8 in Villefranche sur Mer (and Nice)

It is Monday and so I am back in the thick of things at school but wanted to post a bunch of photos from my day yesterday. After spending Sunday morning working on my homework and trying to formulate some … Continue reading

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Day 6 in Villefranche sur Mer

  Just back from a delightful dinner with Cathy, one of my classmates, and wanted to post a few images from the day’s events before some much needed sleep. This morning I went on a walking tour of the Citadel, … Continue reading

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Day 4 in Villefranche sur Mer

After class today I hurried home to have a much anticipated Skype call with my sweet son Max before he headed off to school. As my overloaded brain needed a bit of a reprieve before diving into my homework I … Continue reading

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Day 2 and the Word of the Day is Grateful/Reconnaissant

This morning started with tea and tulips and ended with a glass of wine. In between I learned and struggled and had a lovely lunch and then learned and struggled and learned some more. I feel very tired yet very … Continue reading

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A Very Good First Day

I had hoped to post some photos last night but by the time I arrived back at my sweet little flat I was feeling somewhat tired and quite overwhelmed after the full day of orientation. Luckily, today after my first … Continue reading

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Welcome to Villefranche sur Mer

I have arrived in France. It took a couple of flights to get here and I did manage to get horribly lost in Heathrow but after 14 hours I made it, safe and relatively sound. I landed in Nice and … Continue reading

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