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Bonjour from a very sunny SW France,

It was our weekly market this morning and French Boyfriend realised that he had left something at his house so left me in charge of the shop.

He returned carrying a lovely bouquet of my favourite flowers, peonies or as they are called in French pivoine, which I have placed in our dining room.

There was a young girl selling lots of these beautiful flowers which come from a local garden so I ruhed off to buy a bouquet to put in our kitchen after all a girl can never have too many flowers and whilst I was in the process of picking out the ones that I wanted, I bumped into our lovely Australian guests who were about to do the same thing. End result Maison No.20 full of lovely fleurs...

I am now off to wrap up some beautiful wall lights dripping in crystals, which are bound for sunny Australia.

à demain, Leeann x


  1. I was also at Eymet marché this morning myself with friends visiting us from Australia. It just goes to show how far an Australian will travel for a great experience. Isn't the weather glorious today ? Spring is truly here.

    1. Hi Kerrie,
      Despite the lovely weather it was quiet on the market but I was happy as it is nice to walk around without crowds of people. Hope the weather holds as we have our Fete du Fleurs in Eymet on Sunday which is one of my favourite days of the year.

      amicalement, Leeann x


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Bonjour from a sunny but chilly SW France,

Hope that you had a nice weekend. We spent yesterday afternoon at a furniture auction but I will tell you more about that later in the week.

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