Month: August 2014

Mitford Madness

As fall approaches and shopping for those perfect autumn sweaters heats up (pun intended) …. I’m not just perusing the pages of glossy fashion mags. I’m also deeply mired in the world of 1930’s English aristocrats, balls and coming out parties, as I reread my favourite Nancy Mitford novels. Nancy Mitford. National Portrait Gallery. www.hpgprints.com I’m …

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Just Enough Wilderness… Adventures in La Belle Province

We love to travel in Quebec. Most years we spend a week in August at our time share condo in a village on the Saguenay Fjord called L’Anse-Saint-Jean.  The 105 km long fjord is magnificent.  www.flickriver.com And the tiny village of L’Anse-Saint-Jean…well, it’s really the perfect place for us.    quebecensaisons.com It’s quiet, historic, beautiful, with …

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