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A SIMPLE, DOWN TO EARTH, HANDS-ON, SELF-RELIANT LIFE #ONTHEMOUNTAIN

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Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble
3 months ago

Visiting Fort Saint-Eynard in the Chartreuse above Grenoble

It has been a while since I shared something that you can visit around here and we visit so many things, that I really have to post more! I guess …
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Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard
3 months ago

Foraging wild blueberries on Super Collet d’Allevard

Hello, I’m back! Back on the blog, back in the country. Back on the mountain. As we were away most of summer, we are now trying to catch up quickly …
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A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake
1 year ago

A Sunday afternoon walk around our village lake

By  •  travel, grenoble, live

As I was preparing the pictures for this post yesterday, I wasn’t sure whether to make a simple post with pretty pictures to show the beautiful valley we live in. …
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Mushroom picking in autumnal Savoy – a quick introduction
1 year ago

Mushroom picking in autumnal Savoy – a quick introduction

We returned this week from a long car tour around Europe. It was really enjoyable. We saw a lot of things and experienced some new things. I hope I will …
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An evening walk during cat hour
1 year ago

An evening walk during cat hour

We walk in our village in the evenings so that I have my hands free. And it works – unless you make pictures along the way (which isn’t a problem) and have …
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Rendez-vous aux jardins: Tineke Bot
2 years ago

Rendez-vous aux jardins: Tineke Bot

I have gardening on my mind today. Most probably because I can’t go out to the garden due to the amount of rain that has fallen yesterday and today. And …
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Fort Barraux and a local art exhibition
2 years ago

Fort Barraux and a local art exhibition

A while ago I found out that next to the place where I’m having my – much talked about – sewing classes, there was a pottery studio. As I always …
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Open farm weekend in France – visit plant-nurseries
2 years ago

Open farm weekend in France – visit plant-nurseries

By  •  travel, garden, grenoble

When we first arrived in France I had big troubles finding plant nurseries or garden centres around Grenoble or in the Isere region. I have told you this before. I …
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A walk around the village lake
2 years ago

A walk around the village lake

By  •  french alps

We are nicely settling in, a month after our move. Living here, feels very natural. So natural that I haven’t showed you much of our new village, assuming I have …
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St Hugues de Chartreuse & musée d’art sacré contemporain
2 years ago

St Hugues de Chartreuse & musée d’art sacré contemporain

By  •  french alps

Months ago Eduard and I set ourselves the goal to go out for walks or hikes as often as we could, and at least once every weekend. Although it’s definitely no …
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