Once upon a time....

Updated: Mar 9, 2021

Where did your fascination for castles and Châteaux begin? Do you remember? I suppose for most of us it was early childhood, we all wanted to be princes or princesses at some point, didn't we? Unless you were like me, with a tomboy childhood spent lost in the wilds of a 40 acre farm. Even then I recall a make-believe princess ruling over her Forest kingdom in between the mud pies and creek jumping. My historical fascination came much, much later.

I had missed out on travelling having my first child at 23. As both they and I got older, I b