French Decorating

When we first talked about moving to France a friend warned us not to close the door when inside a room without taking careful note of positioning.  Since they wall paper everything, including the doors and ceilings one could be trapped forever, wandering the room, counting the flowers, looking for the door!  See bedroom at … Continue reading…

Weeding and Gardening, 101

Weeding has to be one of the most excruciatingly boring jobs in the world (thank god for my ipod).  I didn't realize this when we lived In Ireland.  Our entire garden consisted of a postage-stamp size lawn that mon mari used to cut with a scythe-thingy on the end of a golf club: swing practice … Continue reading…