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Saved in the nut of time

Some of you received this post as a completely blank message a few weeks ago – my apologies for not getting to grips with the new WordPress dashboard !! 965 more words

Travel

A walk in the vines

(En français)

The Languedoc Roussillon region was struck by huge storms on November 28th. Lightning and thunder which lasted almost a whole day, torrential rain all day (over 210mm at Bédarieux), hail for half an hour, winds well over 100kph. 826 more words

Vignerons

New Music | No Return - LANGUEDOC

Another fresh new track for you to enjoy, this time it’s from LANGUEDOC- better known to COZY readers as our very own Kris Jones, photographer and writer. 51 more words

Music

La Domitienne, "Pique Poul", Picpoul de Pinet 2011

The Picpoul grape never achieved as widespread success as Chardonnay or Sauvignon Blanc, but that doesn’t mean it’s not worth exploring. The name translates from French to mean “lip-stinger” – it’s produced in the Languedoc region, only minutes from the coast line. 162 more words

Wine Review

Jancis Robinson on La Peira vertical 2005-2013 and other Languedoc treasures

Jancis Robinson on La Pèira vertical 2005-2013

“Below most significantly is an account of all vintages ever made of the grand vin of one of the Languedoc’s most ambitious estates, La Pèira en Damaisèla” 2,211 more words

La Peira

On the beach again

During the late fall and winter there are often days when the sky is a bright blue colour, and when there isn’t a breeze stirring. Those days are perfect for a visit to the seaside!  454 more words

Travel

Three tales

Here are three tales. The first: I’m currently reading Robert Macfarlane’s best-seller, The Old Ways. It’s a hard book to describe but essentially it sets out his thoughts on how we shape landscape and it shapes us, as he follows pilgrimage paths, sea-roads, prehistoric trackways and ancient rights of way in England, Scotland, Spain, Palestine and China. 578 more words

Stories