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Bon weekend

Photo: Rodney Smith

This is what I wish that I was doing this weekend....but have a feeling that I will be doing something that involves.......a paintbrush - skirting this time!

And after that some of this.......

Photo: Rodney Smith

Have a fabulous weekend, we along with the rest of France are getting ready to party as it is France's Fête Nationale (bastille day)on Tuesday which will be one big party in our village complete with fireworks display.

Bon weekend

L x


  1. Enjoy your weekend and make sure to get a little rest so you are in perfect party mode for Tuesday!

  2. Your blog is lovely, I just stumbled upon it. Have a lovely day. Valarie

  3. Reading your blog to learn more about "French", very nice indeed! Have a wonderful celebration~Jacquelin

  4. You're skirting boards will be the closest that you'll come to the beautiful skirt in the first picture by the sound of it !!!! Hope you have a wonderful weekend and enjoy the fireworks. Tell us all about it on Monday. XXXX

  5. I can totally relate! What a beautiful photo. Maybe some music will make the painting go more quickly!

  6. Thanks so much for your visit and kind comment...and for leading me here to your beautiful blog. I know I shall return often!
    I loved your post on Hortensias. I have 53 of them around my home and adore them!

    All the best for Bastille Day!

  7. Leeann-Have a lovely weekend. What will you do for Bastille Day?

  8. Enjoy your weekend Leeann, xv.

  9. Sorry to hear about your loss via Ness's blog. Life is so sad sometimes. Have a happier weekend Leeann. A-M xx

  10. Leeann, painting is such drudgery after a while, but oh, the wonderful results in the end. Have a wonderful Bastille Day weekend!

  11. Oh. my dear L..
    I wish , wish Leeann will say good bye to her paintbursh VERY SOON..(smile)
    Have a great weekend!!

    Julie x

  12. Love that first photograph....wish it was you!!

    Happy Week-end....and happy Bastille Day :)

  13. I adore the first photo. Looks like a woman who's had a fabulous, tiring day. Happy Bastille Day to you. Sounds like a marvelous party!

  14. Hi Leeann,

    Sorry that you might have to paint this weekend, but I hope that you will have some time to relax and enjoy the weekend.

    Happy weekend and happy Bastille Day!



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