Since buying our little place over 6 years ago, we must have cycled past the huge old barrel at the entrance to the Chateau de Mille, hundreds of times and have always wondered what it is like, promising ourselves that one day, we would go and visit this ancient Domaine. This week, we finally had … More History and Wine at the Chateau de Mille
If you’ve followed us for a while now, you probably know that one of our favourite breakfast spots, whilst out on a bike ride, is the lovely little boulangerie at Simiane La Rotonde. By the time we get there, we always feel as if we’ve earned our croissants, as it is pretty much uphill, all … More A lovely evening at Les Davids
Before we bought the house here, I used to get my ‘fix’ of Provence and The Luberon, reading Peter Mayle’s ‘A Year in Provence’ and watching the film ‘A Good Year’, based on one of his books, and set all around the area that we love so much. Directed by Ridley Scott, it’s a step … More A Good Year … Ridley Scott’s Domaine in Provence
A couple of months ago a friend, who owns a beautiful property in the centre of Saignon offered me the chance to have a small Exhibition of my jewellery there this summer. Over the last couple of years I have started making jewellery from vintage silver and French ‘brocante’ finds and have started selling my … More What do you mean by Varnishing my Exhibition?
When I packed my cycle kit to come over this time I put in enough layers to keep me warm in the expected arctic temperatures, hoping to snatch a few precious moments out on the bike before dashing home to thaw out in front of the fire. I think in hindsight I rather over-packed … More Beyond the Veloroute cycle #8 – Through the Vineyards