Tag: Books

  • 2023-05-07: Daily Update

    2023-05-07: Daily Update

    Today felt like summer. We spent a lot of time outdoors, had a bbq, went for a bike ride, removed some weeds from the garden. Yesterday was raining and tomorrow it is going to rain again. I started reading Tastes Like War. This is a big library read book, you can get it from the […]

  • 2023-04-18: Daily Update

    2023-04-18: Daily Update

    This morning for breakfast, it was yogurt with granola. We like these yogurts because the consistency is like the one of the yogurts we are used to. They might not be better but they are familiar. Living abroad there are many small things every day that are small challenges and sometimes you are just happy […]

  • 2023-04-05: Daily Update

    2023-04-05: Daily Update

    Back to everyday life. I got up at 5:30, fed the cat, prepared breakfast and lunches, cooked the vegetables for dinner, ran a load of laundry, remembered how nice it was to have a relaxed breakfast during the vacation. I prepared ahead peas with onions. This is a simple dish that tastes good. You mince […]

  • 2023-03-23: Daily Update

    2023-03-23: Daily Update

    Today for breakfast there was French toast, yogurt and bananas. There was nothing left, I guess it was good. For lunch, it was leftover kimchi fried rice, 12 grapes, Nutella sticks and a small pack of chips. My husband cooked dinner because I wanted to work a bit more. Kids had swim and my daughter […]

  • Fabienne Verdier

    Fabienne Verdier

    Before I had kids, I started studying Chinese. I loved it but had to give it up when my first kid was born. The Fnac St-Lazare in Paris always had a section on books from Chinese writers. I would go there and buy whichever book was recommended. That is how I stumbled upon Fabienne’s Verdier […]