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{all photos from here}

Another busy week here in SW France as the holiday sesaon is now in full swing. It is a great time to be visiting the area as there is an abundance of concerts, exhibitions, markets scheduled for the summer months.

Next week is France's Fete Nationale and for me, it is a fabulous day as everyone young and old celebrates in some form or another and the night normally ends with a fabulous fireworks display - I still enjoy them as much as I did when I was a child growing up in NZ. The only difference being Dad is not placing rockets in gumboots and then checking as to why nothing has happened!

This weeks photo is courtesy of the lovely Sue Barber and some more of her lovely photos appear below. Sue and her husband Andy (who incidentally is also a great photographer) also have just opened a gorgeous antique shop in the village, which is a must visit if you are in the area.

I love this shot of the lillies with the old bistro chair.

This shot captures France in one photo....

This one is a personal favourite and I have this hanging in my kitchen.

My favourite French car and what makes this photo more special is that it was taken outside our local boulangerie which is situated on the village square.

Bon weekend a tous.....Leeann x


  1. Hola!Lindísimas fotos! Me gusta la bicicleta y los ajos!!!!Buen finde! Besos, Gloria.

  2. Beautiful photo's - each one should be a greeting card!

    All the best, Katie from

  3. Greetings Leanne ~ what a fun weekend you will have. Sue's photography certainly made my longing for France all the more real. Beautiful!

    All my best to you,


  4. The photos capture the essence of France! have a lovely weekend.

  5. The photos capture the essence of France! have a lovely weekend.

  6. I love the picture of the bicycle.



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