My Life

A Year of Wednesdays at Home

When you move to a foreign country, there are things you don’t think about, like, the keyboards being set up differently, or the fact that there is no school on Wednesdays. I quickly got used to the former, but the latter one stumped me for years, even before having a […]

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28 Hours in Lyon

  LunchMenu planningDrawingTractorsPlumGood friendsPuff pastryPiesCookiesHungry HipposDumplingsWineLittle boys playingLots of catching upLaughterVery late bedtimesSleepoverSharing dou dousCoffeePancakesFamilyMusicBirthdayFlowersFive coursesChampagneLots of candlesMusicFuture Plans How was your weekend?

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A Weekend in Lyon

We just celebrated a super long weekend in France. Both Kieran and Lucas were off from Wednesday until Sunday! We spent Wednesday at home working in the garden and doing other household projects, then headed into Lyon on Thursday to spend the weekend visiting friends. That's Lucy in her teaching […]

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En mai fais ce qui te plaît | Welcome May

Happy May Day! In France there's an expression En avril Ne te découvre pas d'un fil En mai Fais ce qu'il te plaît which basically means that in April you shouldn't pack away the winter clothes yet (literally don't remove even one thread from your clothes), but in May you […]

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You’ve wanted to be in the kitchen with Papa when he’s cooking, so we set you up in your highchair with something to keep you occupied. A few days ago you were happy to sit and play with silicon baking cups and some water. You are really into playing with […]

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