Le Chic En Rose

Diaries of an independent traveller

Getting back into routine after the festive season! Our visitors have left us and it seems a bit strange to have the house back to just ourselves and the pets. We’ve done quite a few local outings over the past few weeks including a pleasant day in Fremantle with Mlle when she was here from …

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Belated “Happy New Year” to everyone from Perth, Western Australia! The photos below were taken on my morning walk today – we have had beautifully mild weather for the past few weeks in contrast to the heatwaves of November and early December. We are so lucky to enjoy unspoilt bushland in the city so close …

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A very happy New Year to everyone! We have had a busy Christmas and New Year with family visitors including our daughter, Mlle, from London for 3 weeks and my cousin from New Zealand for a few days. All this has taken precedence over blogging! We have done outings to the zoo where the highlight …

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After a week of strangely wet and humid weather courtesy of the after effects of Cyclone Joyce up in the far north, the sun has finally come out and the Perth summer has returned. Below are a few photos of today’s morning walk on the north of Hillarys Boat Harbour. The last photo is courtesy …

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I still have a few Swiss posts to cover from our trip earlier this year but fancied a change of scene this week and realised I hadn’t written anything about our home in Western Australia for quite a while (see here and here).   The seasons had shifted when I got back from my unscheduled …

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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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