You know I love orange.

A year ago, during my trip to Provençe, the poppies/coquelicots were blooming madly in the fields. I had never been at that time of year and it was wonderful to see. Next year, maybe?


 A few days later and back in Paris, this umbrella at my hotel was beckoning me to rest in its shade.


I spotted these pots a few days ago and just may have to get one…very soon!


is this image appearing upright for you? sorry, it seems to be rotated on different devices and I can’t fix it…

Have a lovely weekend everyone and I’ll be back on Monday with a new
It’s Local  (it’s been a while: this post was done in April!) story: something very unique and newsworthy.