Times are scary. Unpredictable and stifling with a dose of terror. Many people are turning to different types of self care to offset the negativity.
Like meditation, for example.
Personally, meditation hasn’t ever worked for me. My brain hasn’t figured out how to shut up.
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I’ve got a couple of really exciting trips planned for the coming year. They’ll inevitably be cancelled though, because of
the impending apocalypse COVID-19.
In my attempt to avoid people (surprisingly easy for a non-peopley person such as myself) I’ve been spending time going through my Google albums. I found this short clip of a musical tree at Les Jardins d’Etretat, which you may remember me posting about last week, and thought I’d share it with you.
Cute, non? It was a nice treat to find in an already magical garden.
Étretat, located on the Upper Normandy Coast of Northern France, is a great place to stop if you ever find yourself in the area. The scenery is stunning and the town itself is filled with adorable buildings.
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While based in Bayeux, we decided to take a day trip along the coast in our rental car. One of the stops we made was in Etretat to check out the beautifully manicured Jardin d’Etretat and its quirky face installations that I’d seen online.
An added bonus was the view of the famous ‘Needle’ rock cliff, made famous (to me, anyway) by Claude Monet.
Speaking of Mr. Monet, I learned that a woman who once owned the house of the garden was good friends with him and he used to visit her regularly.
I very much enjoyed this recreation of the famous painter doing what he did best.