A Fig Festival & a horse in a ‘flat-cap’

I can’t help it – I’m a sucker for a local Festival in France – so you can imagine I was delighted when, on a planned bike ride last week, we arrived in Saint Didier and noticed a sign for the Fig Festival taking place in Caromb that day. I feel I should explain that Caromb was … More A Fig Festival & a horse in a ‘flat-cap’

Two Weeks in Provence -Day 9 – A quiet cycle & the ‘Fete de L’Olivier’

Sunday here really wouldn’t be Sunday without a trip to L’Isle Sur La Sorgue market and today was no exception, particularly as I had noticed that there would be an extended Brocante market over the Pentecost Bank Hoilday. Once again the boys accepted their fate & happily cycled through the lanes to the town. Last … More Two Weeks in Provence -Day 9 – A quiet cycle & the ‘Fete de L’Olivier’

Two Weeks in Provence – Day 7 –Breakfast with a view & Crafts in Avignon

Today started with blue skies and the wind of the last couple of days had certainly dropped, which meant a day’s cycle ahead. The morning started though with feeding the chickens, who have become quite good friends over the past week and I must admit I now find  it hard to contemplate renting a holiday home … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 7 –Breakfast with a view & Crafts in Avignon