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Friday flowers & 7 things ......

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I cannot believe that it is Friday again, the week has whizzed past in a very unfrench-like fashion!

I was given a blog award from the very kind Maryanne who has a gorgeous blog and also the most fabulous shop in Texas. As part of the award I have to reveal 7 things that you do not already know about me. So here goes...........

  1. I am a compulsive hoarder and do not throw anything away.

  2. I am the world's eternal optimist and always look on the bright side

  3. I should never be given the task of washing socks as they never stay together and always go walkabouts (Mr FF is the proud owner of many pairless socks). Message to all Mr FF's socks stop hiding, come out where ever you are........

  4. I have a thing about making the beds, they must always be made and everything on them in its right spot - Mr FF and I had our first agument about how to make the bed!

  5. I am 41 years old and do not have a drivers license (this is a result of living in the centre of major cities; Sydney & London being prime examples and also having a driver; Istanbul, Mumbai and Dubai. So now I have a choice remain in rural France and start driving lessons or move to a major city......hmmmm it's a tough call.

  6. I live with an English man and do not like "fish 'n'chips"

  7. I am a qualified Chartered Accountant who in a previous life specialised in managing big IT projects travelling around the globe and are now training to become a domestic goddess, it is tough being chained up in the kitchen for most of the day but Mr FF does so like his gateaux

Thanks to Maryanne for the award, I would like to pass it on to anyone in my blog list who feels like lifting their veil and sharing with the rest of us mere mortals.

Vous souhaitant à tous un vendredi fabuleux

L x


  1. Nice to learn something more about you!!!! Congratulations on your award and thank you for passing it to us!
    Wish you a nice week end!

  2. Have a lovely weekend ... and congratulations on the award!

  3. I can just see the face of the driving instructor with my favourite budgie in the drivers seat. You'll fly through that lesson. PS - I can't eat fish and chips any more either - too greasy! Happy weekend

  4. Thanks for letting us get to know you better. I think your career change is quite wonderful, Leeann.

  5. I'll be happy to report to the hubby that I'm not the only woman who has a horrible time letting things go!
    Love your blog.
    Have a great weekend!

  6. congratulations Leeann, I am there with you about the hoarder thing and can't throw out anything.
    Also the sock story has a similar ring to it, as in our house.

    Happy weekend

  7. I so enjoyed your list Leeann! You & MOTH must be related, as he's a Hoarder of gigantic proportions as well. I have a self-rule these days, anything I bring in new to the house must be balanced by the tossing out of something unwanted. It sort of works, just wish MOTH would see the light too! Oh do get your Driver's licence - you will find it a liberating experience!
    Millie ^_^

  8. Well another lover of the Deux Cheveaux passes the torch! LeeAnn this was so nice to learn about you and FF! I know you have been working hard on the wee shop but you got it up and running!!!!Oh and we have two beds in our shop. The rule of thumb is you can get up on them if you want to iron them after! So far there are no takers.....

  9. Loved reading a bit more about you. You must get your licence, you will love the independence it brings. I'm also a bedmaking perfectionist,and there are a few rules as to the use of certain cushions/pillows etc, which VIN dare not break. My husband is English, and I must confess to enjoying fish and chips occassionally.


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