A few thoughts on what has changed and what has stayed the same in Provence over the last 30 years, since our first visit and the publication of A Year in Provence
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There are advantages to being a ‘morning-person’
Today was always going to involve an early start, but as ever we managed to wake before the alarm and […]
And so begins this wonderful adventure
A couple of days ago I was sat with a friend, drinking tea and chatting about some of the things […]
Beating the January Blues in Provence
I have to start by saying that I really dislike January. I know it’s a a quiet time of year […]
Travelling to Provence is never boring… A mad dash through the streets of Paris…
Today started early, with my body-clock waking me at 3.57am, rather than the alarm, which was set for 3 minutes […]
When the day doesn’t go as planned……
I had yesterday planned out in my mind and very lovely it was going to be too…. An early start, […]
Settling in after a few weeks away…..
Time is a very strange thing indeed, I have been back in the UK for less than 4 weeks and […]
The sweet shift of summer towards autumn….
Bizarrely we sense and feel the changing seasons more in Provence than we do in Devon. Back in Exeter the […]
Day 2 & 3.. 24 hours in Paris…. Footsore, but what a day!
After a great day in Portobello Road, we arrived in Paris to a dramatic downpour, with the roads and pavements […]
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 […]