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Mum, Actress, Singer, Teacher… Indie publisher — Renovating and Living in France

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March/April and now May 2017 – including the best Easter ever!

  This year we’ve had the most memorable, magical family Easter gathering in Solignac – Easter egg hunt, archery, Ninja (new game…very funny!) and a magnificent roaring bonfire… and a feast of snacks!  Truly special!   Beth came home from Uni for a fortnight, and our lovely friend Hills has arrived from the USA to…

It’s ours!

Brave new year… 2017 has started well for us – after a truly magical Christmas of returning offspring and their loved ones. Simple and delicious: we ate and drank and talked and laughed and really appreciated each other’s company – bliss! Beth and I recorded a little song, which was a great honour for me…

Christmas is a-coming

Thought I’d just have a little catch up on the year – as much for me to reflect as for anyone else! It’s been quite a year of big changes and celebrations – Joe and I celebrated our 25th Wedding Anniversary, (and Joe’s 50th birthday) and had the most wonderful weekend of fun here in…

The latest chapter …

This school year has been very different – Beth and Arty are at lycée together, Beth finishing, Arty beginning. There was no post for me this year, so my four years of teaching at lycée have come to a close. This year I’m teaching adults through the Chamber of Commerce, and teaching one day a…

Atkins on a bus!

So we left the UK in July 2007, selling everything and embarking on a great adventure of travelling the world in a bus we had converted into our home. We called our trip “Welcome to the World” https://atkinsonabus.wordpress.com and we spent the most fantastic year on the road… home-schooling; playing concerts whenever and wherever we could and…

As summer turns an autumn red…

OK – That’s too long without a post! Here we are on the 1st of October, and today is a day to celebrate! Not for any particular news or progress on the myriad of projects I want progress on, but today has just been so breathtakingly beautiful. I took a walk this morning- needed to…