Wow. It’s been one hell of a journey. I’ve been around the world from England, to Australia, to Africa, to the middle of the ocean and now I find myself once again in Europe- but this time I’m not in England.

I’m in France.

And those of you who have been following my journey will understand why that’s a bit crazy for me. I had no idea when I landed at Ascension Island at the end of June this year that I would end up meeting someone. I had no idea when that person left they would want me to come to Paris. That I would actually buy a ticket.

That I would be here.

But here I am indeed, sitting with a glass of red wine, listening to the language I don’t fully understand wrap around me as Edouard sits beside me and talks with his brother. I’ve been here nearly three weeks now and already it’s been a whirlwind adventure.

So this is an announcement to let you all now that the French Diaries start this weekend. I wanted to touch base with you all to let you know that the journey will be continued. And of course I will still be working for the beloved Delos Project.

I was terrified of leaving Delos. I was so scared I would end up losing myself and crumble beneath the stresses of civilisation. But if anything I feel like I’ve stepped onto land and taken everything that my crew have taught me and put it into action.

I feel good.

I feel strong.

And most of all- I feel loved.

So I hope you all are happy to continue this journey with me, as I tell the story of landing in France, to where I am now and to the crazy future plans that await me.

I can’t wait to share with you.

But for now, just know I love you all.

Thank you for being here on this adventure with me.

 

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6 Replies to “The French Diaries: The Beginning”

  1. Liz. How cool it’s so exciting following you on your travels and keeping up since your last night in nz with us. We miss you and if you ever come back you know you have a base here ( though we do love in the country now). Love deb and dan

    1. Thank you so much Debbie!! I’d love to come back to New Zealand and of course I’d come see you!!

      Thank you so much for following my journey. It’s been a very crazy life!!

      So much love to you and I look forward to seeing you in the future!!
      X

  2. Thought we may have lost you. Very much enjoy following your story. This blog format is so much more than reading a book. Love the anticipation of the next irregular entry.

    – Jamie

    1. Hey Jamie!!

      I’m back! It’s been a whirlwind so I needed time to process everything! Haha, but I cannot wait to share with you this new adventure of mine. Life has been so amazing and crazy that I’m almost out of breath thinking about it!

      Thank you as always for your love and support!!

  3. Awe Lizbef you beauty…
    You’ve come back….!
    We so missed you and Ed that lovely man who see’s you!
    Those Delso Dairies left me wanting you happy!
    Ed, say something, tell us how your passage went after saying goodbye to ur girl…. love to hear how you coped waiting for reply from Liz!
    Love you both

    1. Hey Ed!!

      I’m back!! Haha thank you sooo much! I’m so happy and there’s so many more crazy adventures ahead!

      Edouard is going to write something too for all the people who enjoyed the blog so they can hear from his point of view too! He hopes you like it! Plus I think it will be good for people to “meet him” too!

      So much love to you. Thank you so much for following me on this whirlwind adventure of mine!

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