Friday, July 17, 2015

A little bit of France

Bon jour dear friends,

Every year on the 14 Juillet, Bastille Day, it has me thinking of the wonderful vacation spent there  and the happy memories come flooding back when I look at my photographs.
So here are just a few to share and why I love this place.
Relaxing at the seaside

Pretty facades and Architecture

Exquisite delights

I hope you have all been well.
Having injured my back on Wednesday ( being silly and carrying something heavy) I am now taking things gingerly.
It hurts sitting, lying down in bed at night and rolling over wakes me up. I find standing doing the ironing, gentle walks help, and after a hot bath this morning, I am feeling a little better.
Look forward to coming over to see you soon.

A beautiful weekend to you all


  1. I can see why you love it so my friend! It looks like a piece of heaven! Hoping you are feeling better soon!!! Take care you and happy weekend! Nicole xo

  2. My dear Caroyln,
    wonderful picturesfrom the seaside .....mustbelo vely, spending time there1
    I feel sorry for your back, and I hope, you are better soon!
    Have a lovely and relaxing weekend,
    sending Love and hugs,
    Claudia xo

  3. So sorry to hear about your back Carolyn. I do hope the weekend will find you in less pain. It can be so miserable have back pain as it is so difficult to get comfortable.
    I always love seeing your pictures of France and Bastille Day is a good time to remember the good times that you have spent there.
    Sarah x

  4. It's beautiful <3 Happy friday for you :)

  5. No wonder you keep thinking of the stay in France!
    have a nice weekend!

  6. Poor you...i hope you Will feeling better from me Ria..x!

  7. I'm very sorry to hear you hurt your back, Carolyn! Take care and treat yourself to rest and a good magazine or book :)
    Just popped by to say hello... sending hugs from England,
    Monica xo

  8. Hello Carolyn,
    I do hope your back gets better soon. Back pain in terrible! Lovely pictures.
    Big hug,

  9. Feel better sweet friend. Much love and many blessings. Love Jeanne

  10. I hope that your dreams of France help you to heal a bit, Carolyn. Please take care, rest is the best thing for an injured back. :)

  11. Very beautiful pictures. I hope you' re better

  12. Hi Carolyn! Wonderful post! I love France!

  13. Take care Carolyn - painful backs are so horrible, get better soon.

  14. Hi Carolyn, Beautiful photos from special times. I so hope you feel better soon.
    Take care, rest and blessings to you for a prompt healing of your back!.

  15. Carolyn, The roses are gorgeous. So pretty to see.
    Very sorry about your back. Hope you heal up. Back injuries hurt so much.
    Lifting you up in prayer for healing in your back.

  16. Beautiful photos. I hope you feel better soon Carolyn.

  17. Carolyn, sending wishes for a speedy recovery .. so sorry you aren't 100%


  18. I hope that you are getting better and will soon be OK. Enjoy your memories of France in the meantime, that is what travels are for! xx

  19. I hope you veel better next week. Love The French pictures. Groetjes, Hetty

  20. Carolyn, so sorry you hurt your back. Back injuries can be so painful. I pulled a muscle in my back many years ago lifting something heavy, and I tell you the back spasms were awful. Take care of yourself and rest. These France pics are nice, and this dessert looks amazing. The girls just returned safely home from their trip to France.

    love, ~Sheri

  21. Dearest Carolyn,
    So sorry to read about your back!
    Going back to lovely France works soothing and meanwhile, with each day passing, I hope it feels better.
    Sending you hugs and love,

  22. Always lovely to see photos of France!

    Hope your back recovers soon

  23. Such beautiful pics, darling!


  24. Dearest Carolyn, your photos are always a pleasure to look at. Hope you recover soon with your back. Be careful meanwhile! I would like to thank you for all your kind visits. I'm taking a little break for summer holidays. Looking forward to catch up with you at the end of the season,

  25. Dear Carolyne, i hope your back feels a bit betetr already and you still have a lovely weekeknd! Thank you for sahring wonderful bits of France here - and for welcoming me back with your sweet comment! I have missed you and blogland - looking forward to sharing more of our summer with you!

  26. Oh, dearest Carolyn, I hope your back is soon totally fine! Warm baths*) are definitely good! And the bathroom is also a good place for dreaming of beautiful holiday destinations - such as France! These are wonderful memories!
    I wish you a lovely new week!
    Lots of hugs, Traude
    *) Today I took a COOLING bath (in the new bathtub: o)) - because there has been very hot days (37, 38 degrees Celsius - we are not used to this in Middle Europe...) and very dry ...

  27. Magnifiques photos!
    C est super de les partager avec nous :)

    Bonne semaine

    xxx Maria xxx

  28. Beautiful, beautiful photos dear Carolyn! I can imagine every photo you took takes you right back there.
    Oh I hope your back heals up very soon my dear. It's an awful pain to put up with.
    sending love your way!!!

  29. Dear carolyn, hope your back get well soon!
    France is a beautiful place to spend summer, loved your photos! :)

  30. What lovely photos! But I must say the dessert is my favorite!

  31. What a lovely post! On the 14th July I also think about my time in France, the many holidays I've enjoyed and the special year when I lived in the south-west. Your photos bring back memories and I miss those amazing pastries! I hope you have now recovered.

  32. Beautiful pictures! I hope your back is doing better!

  33. merci de votre visite et Merci pour votre commentaire sur mon blog :)))
    Bonne journée

    xxx Maria xxx

  34. Bellas fotos de la hermosa Francia.

  35. Dear Carolyn
    Your photos are very beautiful. I love your French Pictures.
    Thank you also for your nice comment on my blog.
    I wish you a happy Weekend and send you a lot of greetings from Switzerland. Love and hugs Yvonne

  36. Hello Carolyn - your pictures are so lovely, thank you for sharing.

    Was very sorry to hear you have hurt your back, I do hope it is a lot better now.

    Happy Weekend Wishes

    All the best Jan

  37. Oh dear. I hope your back is better now. That's such a painful injury. :( Wonderful photos! I am hoping to visit Paris next summer, so these are getting me excited. And thank you for cheering me on with my book project! Hope you are having a splendid weekend! xoxo

  38. So sorry to hear about your back, I hope you are feeling much better. Thank you for sharing all your beautiful photographs. xx

  39. Things take time sometimes, but i know how hard it is to not be able to move and live as smoothly as we normally do. Take good care of yourself dear Carolyne, and give yourself extra attention and pampering. The pictures of france are so pretty! Happy weekend to you!

  40. great photos on a great place!!! very beautiful !!
    many greetings and hugs


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