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{image from here} see my kiwi blogging friend Ange who is driving up from Toulouse very early on Sunday morning.

I cannot wait, what fun we will have - two kiwis in a sleepy medieval village in SW France.

Ange is going to teach me patine, so I am currently searching out all the items that are suitable to patine.

Wishing you all a fabulous weekend,

A very excited L x

ps Mr FF is a little daunted at the prospect of 2 kiwis in the house!


  1. Your meeting sound very exciting!
    Enjoy a great week end with your friend Ange!

  2. Wouww! This is exciting! Meeting a blogger friend and learn to patine in the same time!
    I wish you a very nice time together and good luck with the patines!!


  3. Got the brushes packed, the pigments and tint packed, the wax packed, the pampilles packed ...better get some clothes PACKED!! Just got to finish that mirror and chandelier and I'll be ready!! You should get all your baking done now so dear Mr FF will be reassured when the two kiwis 'hit' the village ;-) Bisous

  4. Say hi for me. She is one of my readers. xo Joan@anythinggoeshere

  5. I wish you a very nice time together and good luck with the patines!!
    Work from home India

  6. I'm so jealous of your plans. Have fun you two!

  7. Have fun Leeann and good luck with the patines.
    Happy weekend


  8. I am so envious!!! Take photos, s'il vous plait~

  9. looks like a vintage add for chanel, how lovely- enjoy your time with your friend..

  10. What a fantastic girlie weekend in prospect. Have fun . XXXX

  11. Oh my, now this is sounding fabulous!

  12. Beautiful parisien cafe photo. Have a blast with your buddy this weekend, Leeann!

  13. How fun, I hope you are having a lovely, lovely time. Mr. FF will be fine, I am sure.:)
    xo Lidy

  14. it's so exciting to have a friend to meet and have an adventure together! Yay!

  15. I'm exceedingly envious too - and I hope you both get up to much mischief together!!

  16. Sounds fab! Before the weekend's out you'll have Mr. FF speaking perfect Kiwi. Kiora bro!
    Millie ^_^


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{photo from here}
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