April 18 – Faking it

Caroline's Salon
Location: Monaco

Sitting in the salon going through the photographs we took today. There’s one of me all dressed up in my best outfit, sitting outside the casino pretending to be a Montekest or Monegasque or however it is you say that word. It’s kind of difficult when you consider the average wage here is 186,000 euros a year, but I’m subscribing to the ‘fake it till I make it’ theory. Continue reading “April 18 – Faking it”

May 4 – Establishing washing and finance routines

Location: Saint Jean Cap-Ferrat, France

I took it easy yesterday. I seem to have picked up the flu or at least a very bad head cold so I took the opportunity to call both of my daughters for a chat and some sympathy. My youngest SMS’d me a funny little poem to make me feel better.

Dearest mama please get well. Drink a hot tea and read some Thellwell. Or maybe if you asked particularly nicely, Bill will massage your achy bones precisely! Get lots of sun but don’t get too tanned! Keep nice and quiet—don’t go out and about as planned!! Remember down under you have two daughters that love you, Stephy and Jesse are missing you and envy you too!

GET WELL I LOVE YOU XXXXX Continue reading “May 4 – Establishing washing and finance routines”