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Expat and Third Culture Kids

  Third Culture Kids (TCK)  refers to children integrating aspects of their first culture and their new culture, creating a unique “third culture”.  Kate from Flight of the Wines Poured shared with me some of her experiences as a Third Culture Kid now...
If you do one thing outside of budget on your trip to Barcelona, go inside Sagrada Familia Temple. The large Catholic Church draws tourist from around the world. In 2010 Pope Benedict XVI declares the temple a minor Basilica. The...

Remembrance Day, France

  Remembrance Day in Capestang was very special. A group of retired residents, families and children from the school, along with their teachers, members of the police department and the mayor and his men, meet at the City hall to...
When you own your own breath no one can steal your peace. Author Unknown When I lived in Kits between lives, I took up yoga. It was then that I learned to master the full Yogic breath. Inhale slowly as much as you...

New Year’s Resolutions 2013

Like this photo, when you visualize the course of your immediate future, what do you see on the horizon? New Year’s Resolutions 2013 It is the season for vowing to stop smoking, loose ten pounds and stop yelling at your kids....

French Christmas Hamori Style

Merry Christmas to all our family and friends around the world. We would like to share our Christmas with you. Please feel free to view the photo gallery. I added extra shots for you to enjoy. Our first friends showed...
  Since moving to southern France, we have pointed many tourists to the Canal du Midi for a relaxing bike ride along the shady tree covered path, where you make your own breeze on a hot summer's day. Except one problem......

Line-ups and Traffic in France

Living as a Canadian expat in France we notice some subtle differences. And others we just shake our heads and wonder, 'How on earth did they get to that conclusion?' #1 Line-Ups An interesting formation at the end of the customer...
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Terrine Fois Gras

French law states that "Foie gras belongs to the protected cultural and gastronomical heritage of France." It is the liver of a duck fattened by force-feeding corn down the bird's throat. Hungary produces 10% and Bulgaria 6% of this product...
refelctions when your dreams change

Random Reflection

Reflections, -On the edge of the Canal du Midi, ducks come to us, as we feed them day old bread. A beautiful female Mallard sits, floating, watching us patiently from the opposite waters edge, as her 10 family members fight...
While working feverishly towards our dream of owning and running a B&B in southern France, our dream changed. This was a pivotal point of our journey. We found a magnificent project two kilometers outside of Capestang with three rental gites...