I always think it’s a shame that we don’t have the same approach to markets in England as they do […]
Archive for ‘What to see’
Places to visit and things to do around the area
Soft colours & golden light – Autumn in Provence
It’s hard to believe that it’s only 4 weeks since we left the house in Provence & headed back to […]
Watching the Tour de France on Mont Ventoux – What a day!
For 3 weeks each year everything in our house slows down, the TV is on all afternoon as we all […]
Lavender, Lavender everywhere….. The Apt Lavender Festival
For the last week Apt has been turning purple. Not only have the fields around the town been scenting the […]
A 3 day taster trip to the Vaucluse – where do I start?
This last week has been lovely – the house has been full (a great test of the temporary fabric walls […]
Food, Flowers & Fashion -Sunday in Coustellet
For a long time the only market we tended to go to on a Sunday was the massive event that […]
A market, a Citadelle & difficulties with what to wear.
This morning I headed out of the Vaucluse and took the relatively short drive across to Forcalquier for its superb […]
A potter round Montpellier
Anyone who really knows me will say I’m not really a city person. I’ve always lived in small villages or […]
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 […]
O is for Oppede Le Vieux
Some time ago someone posed the question on Twitter ‘What are your favourite 3 hill-top villages in Provence?’ Of course there […]