After a great day in Portobello Road, we arrived in Paris to a dramatic downpour, with the roads and pavements […]
vauclusedreamerAfter nearly 30 years of dreaming we've finally bought our own bit of Provence and spend as much time there as possible. A lover of everything about the area especially the markets, the Brocante hunting & cycling the quiet lanes. Blogging about my favourite things in the area from places to visit, shopping and cycle trips
Back to Provence…. Day 1… Exeter to Paris via Portobello Road Market
I honestly thought we’d tried all possible options to get back to Provence, but it appears now that we may […]
Chasing the dawn on Mont Ventoux
A few years ago, if Andy had suggested watching the sunrise from the summit of Mont Ventoux, I would have […]
Market Day in Banon
Sometimes the best laid plans have to be cast aside and that was the case last Tuesday. After taking the […]
Popping Up in Provence
A couple of years ago I had the opportunity to hold a couple of pop-up events with my jewellery Vintage […]
Beyond the Veloroute #13 – Incredible Roads, 2 Cols and Wow just Wow!
Last week Andy and I were sitting at Menerbes overlooking the view when two people on electric bikes pulled up […]
Bee-Friendly Provence & a French Lesson in an Organic Garden
When you think of flowers in Provence your mind tends to think about fields ablaze with poppies or the purple […]
Beyond the Veloroute #12 – Over the top to Cucuron
It’s been a long time since I last posted about a cycle ride in the area, that’s not because we […]
After 3 years we have a bedroom with a door!
The last time I posted about the renovation works at our little place, the house was in uproar and we […]
Marseille to Apt…. just not quite as planned!
Over the last 3 years we’ve had a few interesting and at times chaotic trips between Devon and Provence, including […]