Market day at Issigeac

I amble into the timeless bustle, aromas and colour fiesta of this beautiful and renowned French market. People are hanging out at the coffee shops greeting both friends and strangers with friendly embrace, bags bulging with fresh and exquisite produce. The charming antique, jewellery and art shops have opened to entice the market crowds on […]

Mindful Monday – 26th Feb

When it’s so bitterly cold outside, maintaining that inner glow is serious business!         Keep moving, keep searching for sparks, keep doing things you love, use your own internal furnace to keep you warm and well!     Breakfast is King – a little series with unusual, inspirational and nutritional breakfast ideas. […]

Fairy-tale in the sky

The temperature has changed tonight, a muggy feeling is in the air beckoning me out to explore starlit scenes. The night is a blanket of black to the far horizon, an occasional pinprick of light peeking from open shutters, stars in fact hidden from view by pervading cloud. After following a sharp bend in the […]

Cycling in the Dordogne

  This feels truly free. Beautiful blue skies wash a spectacular richness of colour over the earth, empty tracks weave all over the countryside allowing me to savour every view. I cycle through vineyards, valleys, around aquamarine lakes, through medieval hamlets and past shuttered farmhouse after farmhouse. I feel like I am pedaling through an […]

Mindful Monday – 19th Feb

    Attachments tether you to restricted imagination and opportunities.     Breakfast is King – a little series with unusual, inspirational and nutritional breakfast ideas. Almond Milk Poached Pears From Honestly Healthy Food Whilst Debbie can’t tailor the recipes on a blog to every individual’s conditions and body the way she does with her […]

Beauty in Sarlat Cathedral

Today I wandered into Sarlat Cathedral to immerse myself in its energy; austere, peaceful and humbling. Choral music is quietly playing which intensifies the atmosphere hauntingly. As the notes echo around the building in beautiful ways, penetrating the hearts of anyone listening, the purpose of the complex shapes in this architecture are revealed. Silently I […]

Exploring The Dordogne Valley in February

Wandering around exploring this fairy tale countryside is relaxing in a way I’ve never experienced before, the beauty clarified by lack of haze from the summer crowds. The stillness inspires and delights, weaving healing into your being. There is an energy here that gently lifts you from mind occupation, an opportunity to hold onto meditation […]