Day 6 – market day and more painting

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my favorite day here in Soreze  is Saturday because of the farmers market in Revel.  It is known as one of the most beautiful markets in France… Right after the visit of the market may second favorite thing is to … Continue reading


day 5 – painting marathon

Painting is getting lost
in time ,
not thinking anything
other than
colors, brush and strokes.
A meditation practice
without being afraid
my legs could fall asleep

– heike-

this morning I realized that it is Friday, almost a week past here in Southern France, and am afraid not having painted enough, even though I did everyday. So I allowed myself to have at least a great breakfast with the already mentioned  great french croissant and again a coffee o’le.

Than I went upstairs to getting lost in my paintings again… 10h later I am happy and tired feeling as if I have accomplished a marathon.



Day 4 – short walk & blessing of a big studio

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Another day full of painting, only interrupted by an hour walk around the lake. What I became aware of today, is that my senses are so much more awake since I am painting all day long. It seems, that I … Continue reading


Day 3 – Sunflower and art madness

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I woke up again with rain, but thankfully as already yesterday the sun came out in the late morning. After a incredible good croissant (only here in France) for breakfast together with a bowl of cafe o’le I walked up … Continue reading


day 2 – singing in the rain

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the challenge for day 2 is up, check it out… klick here: day 2 Today I will try to share a little more about “the elephant goes french – part 3”, since I focused yesterday very much on getting the … Continue reading

the first day of the challenge

good morning France!
let the creative spirit catch us 😉
klick here for Day 1 creative Challenge


arrived – Monday morning can come

arrivedarrived after 940km and 9h of drive – thanks for the welcome wine and cheese. Now I can go to sleep….

Vive la vie française!


935km to drive – there is no short cut to having fun

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I am almost on my way, emails answered, blog updated, now things will be packed in the car and only 935km are between mow and the creative challenge, starting Monday morning. See you there 😉


we are a small movement

we are already a group of five and Judy’s  image of some watches  show nicely all our different faces. You still can join us, and be part of a fun and creative movement, the countdown is on, we start on … Continue reading


thanks to the second follower

we got three clocks so far for the count down to the creative challenge starting next Monday! see them here – FEP online challenge If you want to participate, send me a note