Glamping in France, part two

Glamping in France, part two

Food played a big role at Quilt Camp. Why am I not surprised? Twelve women stitching and before you know it, it’s time to eat! Véro, our trusty camp leader, had arranged for the B&B to serve very tasty meals. Everything was from scratch, except maybe the bread and croissants at breakfast. Nobody went hungry, and, hopefully, nobody was on a diet!   We also had the spectacular experience of dining at a three star Michelin restaurant,...

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I Think I Just Went Glamping!

I Think I Just Went Glamping!

    Glamour camping? The perfect phrase for Quilt Camp. About the roughest activity was a walk in the countryside. Véronique Requenna , our camp leader, was a wonderful hostess. She greeted me as I left my car – “Barbara, I am so glad you are here!”   It sounds so lovely in French. We started our first afternoon with tea and homemade chocolate cake.  It was a nice time to relax, meet the other campers and discover who spoke...

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Packing for Camp in the Wilds of France

Packing for Camp in the Wilds of France

Once upon a time camp gear consisted of khaki shorts and tee shirts. Nowadays I am looking at needlework supplies and lots of cords. Plus plugs, international plugs, batteries and who knows what else to keep my iPad mini going. As well as my iPhone and mp3 player. Twenty years ago I didn’t know what all this stuff was and now I’m a tech junkie. Our courageous camp leader said we only needed our personal sewing supplies (embroidery scissors,...

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Where in the world is Tristan Brooks?

Where in the world is Tristan Brooks?

You found me!! And, I bet you thought I was going to talk about crewel and counted thread, 18th century style! Well, forget that idea. (I’ll be back on topic shortly.) This week I’m going to Quilt Camp…. in France. I know this is a little off course, especially since I’m not a quilter per se. I just like quilting fabric. I will be the only native English speaker…. the rest of the campers speak French and Spanish. But, not to...

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