P is for Pottery Markets

As a mother of 2 rugby-loving teenage boys I know that there is potentially a very short shelf-life for any nice pieces of pottery in our house, which is such a pity. I must admit that both my hubby and I look forward to the day when we may be able to buy a nice … More P is for Pottery Markets

Two Weeks in Provence – Day 10 – A ‘crafty’ morning @ Forcalquier

To be honest after 2 days of going to markets the boys felt they needed the morning off and opted to stay at the house whilst hubby & I headed off to Forcalquier for the morning. As I mentioned last week the market at Forcalquier seems to have more of a local craft focus than … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 10 – A ‘crafty’ morning @ Forcalquier

Real Fruit

A tweet appeared on my time-line today from Vaucluse Tourisme (@ProvenceGuide) with a stunning photo of a basket overflowing with local fruit. Barquettes of strawberries, furry skinned peaches and apricots, large purple cherries and of course the delightfully fragrant melons. This got me thinking of the local markets that bring people flocking to the villages … More Real Fruit