All posts tagged: new zealand

🌹 Kia Kaha Christchurch, New Zealand 🌹

I wanted to say just a few words about the horrendous terrorist act in Christchurch a week ago in New Zealand. It pains me to even write this actually as New Zealanders or Kiwis believe they live in a beautiful paradise, far removed from terrorism […]

Happy Monday : Scent Of The Day : Mini Review : Coromandel : Smooth Operator

This perfume is a firm favourite. I adore patchouli in scent and Jacques Polge has created one of the best patchouli perfumes on the market with this creation. Coromandel is part of the Les Exclusives collection and can be found at Chanel and premium department stores. Coromandel references […]

New Years Eve : Music Is Always The Key

I trust dear readers that you had a fabulous New Years Eve celebration – whether subdued or exuberant. I had two of my favourite foodstuffs on hand for the occasion, that I have to admit has become slightly more  subdued  over time.  I love oysters and […]

What’s Wrong With French Coffee?

A quick post on something that I fear France does not excel in. It’s simple. It presumably shouldn’t be difficult …… Drum Roll It’s making a good COFFEE. For some reason the coffee that they serve here is really sub standard (admittedly this criticism does […]

Salut from France

So finally I’ve succumbed to the lure of the blogsphere.  I plan to write about: Life in France from a New Zealander’s point of view living in Sainte Maxime – a stone’s throw away from the like it or loathe it St Tropez.  To be honest living […]