Up, Up and Away

Cycling along the Veloroute du Calavon in the cool of the early mornings, in summer, I often catch sight of a hot air balloon, floating gently above the vines, near Pont Julien. It is always such a tranquil sight, just the calm, still air, with the soundtrack of the dawn chorus, starting to settle down … More Up, Up and Away

Purple Provence. Lavender Season in the Vaucluse

I love our little corner of Provence, all year round, but there is something incredibly special about the time of year, when the area turns purple, with the Lavender fields exploding with colour, filling the air with scent as the flowers gently brush against each other in the breeze. The fields look beautiful, even in … More Purple Provence. Lavender Season in the Vaucluse

Epiphany Queen – Brioche des Rois

It’s only 6th January, but already feels, with everything that has happened, as if we are months into this year. It’s been a stressful few days trying to  establish what is happening, following the latest announcement about lockdown in England, but yesterday everything became clearer, when Tom’s University confirmedthat as his course is considered to … More Epiphany Queen – Brioche des Rois