Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

We got back from our travels last Sunday and are still adjusting to the change of time zone and seasons (summer is definitely over here in Perth and winter is just around the corner). It’s always a surreal feeling when you travel so far in such a short space of time. The pets were very …

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We spent our first weekend in the UK checking out the annual Cheltenham Jazz Festival. Our younger daughter, Mlle, works in the music PR industry and was working there all the long weekend though we did manage to catch up with her in between all her commitments! We saw some great artists performing including the …

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Le Chic En Rose is heading off “En The Road” again! We’ll be in the Uk for a couple of weeks catching up with family, including our London-based daughter and then spending 8 days relaxing amongst the stunning lakes and mountains of Switzerland. It seems rather far off at present and just hope we manage …

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Le Chic En Rose is soon to be the “En The Road” again! We’re heading off this week for a month in Europe mainly to the UK to catch up with family including our younger daughter, Mlle, in London. However we’ve also booked trips to Menaggio on Lake Como and a long weekend in Berlin. …

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We have just got back from our few days staying down in Yallingup in the beautiful south west region of Western Australia. I haven’t had time to do my usual blog post this week week but thought I’d share a few photos of a twilight walk we did round the stunning Cape Naturaliste Peninsula on …

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Apologies for the blog hiatus! Unfortunately Monsieur Le Chic and yours truly were struck down by “die Grippe” at the end of our UK trip and this affected us for our first few days in Munich. We spent rather more time than planned in our hotel ( albeit a very nice one) and got to …

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It’s been something of an emotional roller coaster of a week! Monsieur Le Chic and I had a visit from the Easter stork rather than the Easter bunny this year (not literally I might add) with the surprise arrival nearly 4 weeks early of our 2nd beautiful granddaughter on Easter morning. Both La Petite and …

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Since arriving in the UK nearly a week ago, we’ve had wild March gales, wintry April showers and temperatures that have felt to this “Perthling” like the Arctic, with the wind chill factor added in for good measure! Yesterday, however, we had a beautiful early Spring day, that whilst still chilly was clear and sunny …

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  This is the current state of my bedroom and packing zone! We are leaving today for a 4 week trip to Europe – 2 and a half weeks in the UK and 9 nights in Munich, from where we will tour Bavaria. I need to start putting some of my own packing and travelling …

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