A Slow, Summer Sunday in Provence

To say that the last week has been hot, is an understatement. We’ve been in the midst of a heatwave, a ‘canicule’, where the temperatures have been consistently in the high 30s and the nights have been almost too sticky and sultry to sleep. The only thing you can do, is get chores done first … More A Slow, Summer Sunday in Provence

Back to a Brocante – with a bit of planning ahead.

I can honestly say that yesterday felt like a holiday. I know that probably sounds a bit ridiculous – I’m in Provence, I cycle almost every day, I have stunning villages to visit and explore, surely every day should feel like a holiday. The fact is that generally it does and don’t get me wrong, … More Back to a Brocante – with a bit of planning ahead.

The Pleasure and Pain of cycling to a Brocante Market

As you have probably gathered by now we tend to enjoy spending our time in France cycling, visiting brocante market & vide greniers and drinking coffee, with the days passing by in a blur and us inevitably falling into bed each evening tired and satisfied after the day’s activities. There are certainly worse ways of … More The Pleasure and Pain of cycling to a Brocante Market