I am not going to say much here because for Muriel and I it was all about frocks and hats. For any fashionistas attending, they must think they have died and gone to heaven. This horse racing festival at Chantilly is the French equivalent of Royal Ascot. We should have been going with Michael … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: June 2013
PARIS IS A WONDERFUL PLACE TO MEDITATE….
I seemed to do a lot of meditating on my Paris weekend. AKA.. lying around doing nothing! I developed my meditation technique in my thirties, after a breakdown, when I was seeking a “path to enlightenment” by trying different religions. A bit like the book/film “Eat , Pray , Love” by Elizabeth Gilbert. … Continue reading
A DOUBLE WHAMMY….
There are times when I feel I am in a bad dream and I just want to run away and hide. Then there are times I find myself just doing normal things and it seems weird. Life is going on. There are times when I briefly forget. Then there are times … Continue reading
A WELL NEEDED WARM HUG…..
Sometimes when I am on a plane I meditate………. ie, breath deeply and chant in my head, focus on a point, usually my navel …..and try to empty my mind; because I hate flying. The idea that I am in a metal cylinder and there is nothing between me and the ground other than thousands … Continue reading
THE MYSTERY OF PARISIAN EYEBROWS.
Yesterday I took my self in hand. I had taken a picture of myself in a new hat and was horrified at how haggard I looked! These past few weeks of stress, rushed convenience meals and lack of exercise, have taken their toll. To be fair, my hairdresser (Michael!) has been in hospital, so … Continue reading
I think I am having empathy with those caged lions! Apart from a dash to the health centre and our two hour lunch on Wednesday, I have not been out of the house for six days. Either that or Friday is my “bad ” day. This particular morning I felt restless and anxious, the … Continue reading