Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

Just back in London for the weekend before flying back to Perth via Hong Kong. Since my last post we have been visiting family in the West Country and Yorkshire and there hasn’t been much time for blogging. Have many photos though to translate into blog posts back home. It’s snowing again and bitterly cold …

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Finally arrived in London after a slightly fraught journey with delayed travel plans resulting from the unseasonal spring freeze, which has caused havoc across the U.K. Haven’t landed on a snow-covered runway at Heathrow before! We have had a whirlwind weekend catching up with our younger daughter, Mlle, in London. Seeing the canal at Little …

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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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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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