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Bonjour from a freezing SW France,

Firstly can I ask all of my friends living in Australia and New Zealand to stop posting photos of the beach and refrain from saying how hot it is as it is freezing here and set to stay like this for most of the week.

I was planning on doing some painting this week but it is simply too cold so may start a new upholstery project instead.

Stumbled across this quote this morning on pinterest and think that it is perfect as it applies to everything including warmer weather...the best is yet to come!

Wishing you a très bonne semaine where ever you are in the world,

Leeann x


  1. At least you have discrete seasons Leeann. The weather patterns are no longer distinct in Melbourne - its just one long season of unpredictable weather. Sunburnt in the morning and wearing a woolly jumper by late afternoon!!! I love defined seasons, each bringing its own joys (as well as challenges). Best wishes for a fabulous 2015.

    1. We spent Christmas in Melbourne twice when we were living in Sydney and it was either very hot or chilly.

      Wishing you also a fabulous 2015 filled with love and happiness.

      Leeann x

  2. Starting to get cold here in Cornwall. So staying in keeping warm.
    Keep warm yourself, it just means more time to start a craft or two.

  3. I agree Leeann, it will stay cold and wintry here for some time; however believe that 2015 will be an amazing year!

    The Arts by Karena

    1. I tend to agree Karena that it will stay cold for some time. Hope that 2015 is an amazing year for you and merci for your continued support.

      Leeann x


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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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