Two Weeks in Provence – Day 4 – 3 great reasons to cycle uphill for lunch

After my worries last night I woke to no wind and blue skies this morning, although there were some high clouds and a quick look at AccuWeather told me that at various times during the day there was a 51% chance of rain. Now I know that in general it means that there is more chance … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 4 – 3 great reasons to cycle uphill for lunch

Two Weeks in Provence – Day 3 – A Market & Hilltop Villages’ Ride

Sat on the terrace this evening the wind has started to pick up a bit, which is making it feel as if the weather may change tomorrow, so I’m pleased I made the most of the glorious weather today & went out for a cycle this afternoon, but more of that later. This morning I … More Two Weeks in Provence – Day 3 – A Market & Hilltop Villages’ Ride

Two weeks in Provence – Day 2 – Up with the lark and a day on the bike

This morning I woke even before the cockerel started crowing & was sat outside with a coffee at 6am watching the sun ease its way down the face of the Petit Luberon, behind the house. It was a stunning morning with bright blue skies and a gentle breeze, so I decided that a day of … More Two weeks in Provence – Day 2 – Up with the lark and a day on the bike

Provence – Perfect any time of year (or Thoughts on a Soggy, August afternoon)

It’s August Bank Holiday Monday and we’ve just come back from a walk over Dartmoor at the back of the village wearing full wet weather kit, which is now drying on a rack over the Aga, which we had to light again this week after the temperature dipped. To say it is a miserable end … More Provence – Perfect any time of year (or Thoughts on a Soggy, August afternoon)