The french thread …

Our ‘french thread’ binds us … a gentle tug and off we go on another of life’s French adventures. The thread then resolutely wove its way throughout our lives – the slow and often painful acquisition of the beautiful French language, the visits in Melbourne to French theatre, French film and the impressive French restaurant scene.


Home, shifting and mutable as are we

I am often asked how long I will stay here? And I always say, I will know when there is that tormenting pang in my chest, just the same way I knew I had to live in Paris one day. It is a ‘knowing’ …