Mindfulness and Meditation in France

Did I mention that I have joined NaNoWriMo? I think I may have, about a hundred times so far. I am writing another non-fiction book. This one is called Mindfulness and Meditation in the south of France. My aim with Mindfulness and Meditation in the south of France¬†is to answer my readers' questions about mindfulness …

Changing times: some things never change.

Some things never change. Considering everything that happened this last week, this is an extremely reassuring realisation. Round here things never change. Everything is still happening at the same time and at lightning speed. I still have lots of things to do, and all of those things I should have done yesterday. I mistakenly, as …

Sunday Photo from the South of France

Today's photo reflects the reality of living in one of our local villages. Most of these villages were built during the middle ages. The roads are so narrow that sometimes only scooters (and horses, of course!) can get through. If you would like to explore one or more of these lost-in-time villages in the south …

Classic Cars in the south of France

I have a blogging friend called Gary Mathews. With one "t", kindly take note. He does not always have an easy life. Despite this, he has supported my blogging efforts patiently over the last 9 months, commenting on all sorts of posts that could not possibly have been of any huge interest to him. That …

Walking and writing in the south of France

I am writing a book. It is hard going. I keep getting the all-this-has-been-said-before-I-don't-know-why-I-bother blues. When it gets really bad, I take an afternoon off to go and walk the Camino de Santiago pilgrim's route. It passes a few kilometers from our house. I started doing this after I saw an interview with Paulo Coelho, …