Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

I hope that everyone, wherever you are in the world, had a peaceful and happy Christmas Day! Although we were a little sad that our younger daughter, Mlle Chic Fille, couldn’t be with us to join in the festivities this year, we had a wonderful celebration with our elder daughter, La Chic Maman, her husband …

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Today is the hottest day we’ve had here in Perth since January and the mercury will apparently climb to 39 degrees (no sign of the cooling sea breeze yet)! I have just returned from a sortie into our local shopping centre and still have an extensive to do list though fortunately my present shopping is …

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Oktoberfest is renowned world wide and is held annually in the German city of Munich, Bavaria,  for a fun-packed 16 days. Despite its name it starts in mid September though it does “spill over” (literally I would imagine) to the first weekend of October! I haven’t actually been to Munich or the Oktoberfest celebrations there …

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Feeling a little bereft as we adjusted to being “empty nesters” following the departure of Mlle Chic Fille on her big adventure, Monsieur Le Chic and I took ourselves off to the the Araluen Botanic Park last weekend. This beautiful park is situated to the south of Perth in the Darling Ranges and we fortuitously, …

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