Tag Archives: France


lyon fête des lumière 2011

Posted on

Place Bellecour – I love clouds Last weekend saw Lyon celebrate the festival of lights. The festival gives thanks to the virgin Mary for sparing the city from the plague in 1653, and has for centuries seen the Lyonaise light … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures
Tagged , , ,



honey cardamom creme brulee

Posted on

The sun was out in Lyon today, and the Christmas ferris wheel is up in the square looking majestic. I felt very happy with my french life as I sat enjoying the view from my wooden park bench, snuggled in … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn
Tagged , , , , , ,



honey roasted pumpkin soup

Posted on

Autumn has well and truly settled in, here in Lyon. We have the crisp sunny days, the golden leaves, and pumpkin galore. So after a sunny Sunday’s morning spent enjoying the first two I decided to experiment with the third … Continue reading

Posted in Autumn, Winter
Tagged , , , , , , ,



dreaming in lyon

Posted on

I’ve been dreaming of living in France for a while, I had the beret, the lavender bushes, and had mastered creme brulée. Now, here we are living in Lyon, Fance’s gastronomic capital with its bouchons, markets and pâtisseries . Eating cheese … Continue reading

Posted in Adventures
Tagged , , ,