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Autumn in the Dordogne...

{photo: 8h30 - dimanche 20 novembre 2011, Eymet}

Early yesterday morning on route to a local vide-grenier, I took this photo. The location is a couple of minutes walk from our house - one of the things that I love about living in our village is that in a few minutes we can be in the countryside.

For me, there is nothing nicer than a walk in the country in Autumn, I love the rustling noise that the leaves make and I adore walking through big piles of leaves.

We managed to find a few tresors which I will share with you tomorrow and after the vide-grenier we stopped for coffee at a fabulous Salon de thé, which is part of a boutique hotel not far from Bergerac.

I am planning to tell you all about it this week and am sure that you will adore it as the owners have furnished to hotel with a mixture of antique and new french objects. Not forgetting that the food is fabulous with all cakes made on site by the owners......

Back to work I go, a demain mes amies.........Leeann x


  1. I miss wonderful France. Can't wait for my annual trip next year.

  2. Lovely, beautiful horse! Always look forward to your posts and photos. I follow many blogs, but yours is is relaxing to read, not pushy in promoting items from your boutique, and just has a charm to it that others don't. Keep up the great work :o)

  3. Lovely photo - yes, autumn is a really beautiful season. I too look forward to your posts!

  4. Bonjour Leeann,

    Autumn is such a beautiful season, love the photo with the golden leaves on the trees.

    Happy Tuesday

  5. Beautiful photo. i am off to France again next week, hope to catch the last of the fall days.

  6. can't wait to see your treasures.

    Julie x

  7. It´s great.

  8. Salut!
    I love your blog, I've just found it!
    I will follow your blog from now on...I am not too far from you. You may like my autumn posts, as it seems you are as fond of this wonderful season as I am.


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