A lovely day in Burgundy (France)

Yesterday, for the first lovely Sunday we had for months, I went for a short trip to enjoy the country side. I went to Semur en Auxois for a medieval fair, then to the Chateau de Bourbilly where Madame de … Continue reading

Misa & Fukumaru : A wonderful love story

Misa, a Japanese woman of 88 has a fantastic relationship with her cat Fukumaru. She rescued Fukumaru after he was abandoned in 2003. Ever since they became inseparable! The name of Fukumaru come from God of Fuku (good fortune) and … Continue reading

Autumn Fair – Dijon – France

Every year, during 3 weeks there is a big fair. It has to be said : I don’t like it! But, what I like is a “certain charme” reminding me of my childhood. It’s getting hard to find something “authentic” … Continue reading

The Gold Coast – France

You may have already seen the post about harvesting grands crus in Burgundy? Then after the harvest and when autumn is coming, the vineyard is turning bright yellow. That’s where the name of Gold Coast comes from (Côte d’Or in … Continue reading

Pinhole New York

Pinhole New York is a wonderful and inspiring gallery of pinhole photographs by photographer Stefan Killen taken in the New York metropolitan area over the past twenty years. The photographs are taken with one of several homemade cameras designed to hold … Continue reading

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Back to 18th century at the Chateau

For the fourth time, Chateau d’Arcelot (France), organize a special event with people in costumes of 18th century. The chateau was built in 1791 and is the property of the same family since. “Les costumés” as they call themselves, are … Continue reading

Traditional farmers market in France

Yesterday I went to Louhans (France) for a traditional farmers market. Louhans is located in the North East of France and this region is well known for farm chickens. Every week on Monday morning, is a huge market where farmers … Continue reading