Every Tuesday I intend to do a quick review of some of the posts from the last week that have made me smile, made me chuckle or, even…. just made me think.
Some of these you may have seen yourselves.
And some of them you may have missed.
I don’t think of these in any competitive sense at all.
This isn’t a top-ten listing.
They’re merely the posts that have stuck in my head.
I loves the photos that Dianne describes as… “are like an artists palette – ochre, sienna, duck-egg blue, sunflower yellow. And different hues that I can’t even describe…..”
As the nights draw in and the mornings start cold here in my little part of rural Brittany, it’s lovely to be taken to somewhere a little bit warmer – even if it’s just for the most fleeting visit.
Doesn’t she look sleek?
Doesn’t she look speedy?
Now, not a lot of people know this but… with Velosolexes, the black ones go fastest!
Andy has wisely chosen not one but two of these sexy beasts and I impatiently look forward to reading about Evel Knievel exploits in the very near future!
Lucy’s posts always make me think…
I can spend ages just looking at the photos and dreaming…
As one of the commenter says… “wonderful photos and thoughtful words on the deep pleasures of the seasons.”
I can’t sum up Lucy’s blog any better than that!
4). Ksam, the blogger formerly known as Samdebretagne, at Totally Frenched Out gets lucky witht the weather (and some cheap train tickets) and spends the weekend with C in Noirmoutier getting her Batteries: recharged!
As Ksam says… “It was a fantastic weekend, full of sun, sand, seafood and se….wait a minute, this is a family-friendly blog. We’ll just leave it at me feeling relaxed and refreshed after all the driving and long hours of last week. ”
I think she must be talking about those incredibly sexy and attractive Moules Frites that I am lusting over?
I love the way that, sometimes, photographs can take you back in time and reveal emotions that have be put to one side.
I love the way that Laury’s posts always make me think and stretch me, in some indefinable way.
There always seems to be a sense of mystery about the posts on Soar-Dream-France; a sense of “I’ve been there” when in fact I never have?
OK – now all that stuff is out of the way, let’s get on to the really important stuff…
Of course, it’s Awards Time!
And, for only the third time in the history of things historic, I am proud to announce a Blog of the Week Award!
This is awarded to the Blog post that has tickled my fancy the most during the past seven days.
There were three that I couldn’t choose between but, on Monday morning I spotted an additional post that gave me a clear winner.
The post that clinched my decision, though, was Monday’s review of the Block Party.
When I’ve not been busy getting stressed when standing in lines in crowded places, I’ve been lusting over that Jambonneau d’Aveyron!
Meredith, if you’d like to place your award on your blog sidebar just email me and I’ll send you the code.
Now for the rest of the awards….
There were no 7 year Franciversary Awards this week but I did spot a 3 year Franciversary Award winner in Michele at Michele’s Life in Franglais and also a 1 year Franciversary Award winner in Sara Louise at the often mentioned Sara in Le Petit Village.
Congratulations to both of you; keep working at it and perhaps, one day, you’ll catch up Ksam and MilkJam who won their awards last week?
There was no Bare Botty of the Week Award this week; mainly because no one bared their botty!
Or, if they did, they didn’t mention it on their blog?
So, in its place, I’ll have to offer the similar (but not quite the same), Best Bared Boobs Award to Delana at Du Jour.
I do admit that you do have to view the photo full size and then squint a bit in order to make out the bared boobs but, believe me, they’re there.
All I can say, Catherine, is it’s a good thing that you’ve not been painting portraits recently!
God, I just love nice little treats at the end of the day!
Right, children; could you avert your eyes now…
Adults, could you ensure that the children have all averted their eyes?
Did you know that Retifism (named after Nicolas-Edme Rétif, called Rétif de la Bretonne, a French novelist), is the medical word for shoe (or in this case boot) fetishism?
Which brings me nicely to Candy Froggie’s exploits this week at Candy Froggie’s Lair.
Candy Froggie claims that… “I’m not obsessed with boots, I’m just hmm, ermm, I get some kind of detached interest in them!”
Personally, I think that she might be just a little bit too attached to that “kind of detached interest?”
Moving swiftly on (to less fetishistic things, one hopes)….
I suppose that it would be inappropriate to mention that I have a slight fetish about mushrooms?
I can’t think what to call the award so I’ll just have to name it The Ambiguous Award for Something Ambiguous!
She’ll have to share it with Cheeky Lemur whose post called Four Seasons in One Day was vaguely about Snuggly Argyle Jumpers. I didn’t look too closely though, in case I revealed yet another fetish I’d never heard of before!
All the best