Mindful Monday – 19th March

What’s your story? What do you want it to be?     Dressing vegetables with WOW! A series with unusual, inspirational and nutritional ideas Vegetables with Walnut Dressing From Food & Wine Whilst Debbie can’t tailor the recipes on a blog to every individual’s conditions and body the way she does with her clients, she […]

An authentic restaurant

In the most beautiful vineyards close to Bergerac is something rather special. Pushing open a door to an unassuming bistro, I pause stunned by all that meets my senses. This is atmosphere, a perfect environment that hits all the right notes. Candles flickering in alcoves, delicate chandeliers high above my head, enchanting music, the gentle […]

Exploring Domme

I’m wandering about in Domme, taking time to soak in magnificent panoramic views and watch the Dordogne river carving through the countryside. Yesterday I was in the valley looking up at all the beautiful sandstone cliffs with proudly placed chateaux looming down at me. Today from Domme they look tiny beneath me, the green of […]

Mindful Monday – 12th March

  Dressing vegetables with WOW! A series with unusual, inspirational and nutritional ideas. Parsnip & Sage Stuffing Salad Recipe by NATASHA CORRETT at 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 clients, she does hand-select the recipes […]

Dune du Pilat – Arcachon

  It’s not often you encounter views that confuse the mind. Walking up from a car park hidden beneath a dense canopy of pine trees I reach what can only be described as a mountain of pure white sand. I start the ascent, not easy work and laugh with others about slow progress and burning […]

Where are our retreats?

Exploring the Dordogne this winter has discovered true love in me for this part of the world. There is great contrast between the seasonal experiences of this special place. Out of season raw beauty is offered without adornment, a clear view with priceless stillness, silence and expansive space. The light and colours brighter than summer […]