In Hossegor… what’s on in South Western France!

I have the beach house, as some of you may know. It's where I feel safe and seek refuge in, often, to escape the cities and bustle and broohaha that I have been exposed to for long periods of my life. InHossegor is a wonderful website where you can find everything that is going on, all the places to be at and some fabulous ideas in South West France, between Biarritz and Hossegor. Come see the dunes, the surf, the gorgeous cuisine and the fresh and vibrant local environment. InHossegor InHossegor                       InHossegor Read on...
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A short essay on photography and mental print

France Hossegor Photography Lake FrancePine Forest France I still cannot stop taking mini snapshots of everything I see in my head. I think, one day, my over stimulated-sometimes-childlike brain is going to simply protest and ask me to just STOP be quiet Fiona. Just let me take is EASY for a few minutes. But until then, I do not intend to slow my mental snapshot habit. When I am able Read on...
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Movember’s round the corner

France Movember Movember France Mo Fi   So it's that really super fun but also super important time of year again: MOVEMBER For those of you who think I have misspelt the 11th month of our calendar, here are some of the values and goals stated by the Movember awareness crew: Campaign Strategy & Goals: We will get men to grow moustaches and the Read on...
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Of driftwood and ocean breeze – Hossegor

Vans of the beachDog print tracks beach FranceDriftwood and knots beach FranceTracks on the beach Hossegor I am so lucky. Everyday I count my blessings and realise how special my life is. Why do I say this today? Because it's January, mid winter in France, and I just spent the last day on the beach walking in a simple shirt as if it were summer, breathing in the ocean spray and taking beautiful photos of everything that caught my eye Read on...
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Yesterday at the Surf contest, with my camera

King of the GromsKing of the Groms 2012 EVEN if you are not into this extreme sport, you have got to admire the athletes. They are face to face with the element and are just asking for it not to swallow them whole but instead, go a little easy on them for time to time so they can do what they do. FLY over water. We got to the Hossegor surf contest with my boy Tom early Read on...
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At the Quicksilver Pro, waiting for the opening

Quicksilver Pro 2012Quicksilver Pro France 2012Tea Hossegor I am writing to you from the Ocean, in Hossegor, in a cosy cafe in front of what is waiting to be the Quicksilver Pro surfing competition, opening today and closing 8th October. I love coming back here when the tourists leave and I love coming to sit on the beach and watch the surfers as they ride during this big event. This is competition Read on...
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