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The Very Best Hostess Gift

We missed the Fourth of July. Don’t know how. For several years when we first moved to our little village in the south of France, we hosted a July 4th cookout. 956 more words


Were the Knights Templar secretly part of the Cathar heresy?

The Knights Templar were accused of rejecting the divinity of Christ, spitting on the crucifix, not believing the church sacraments and conducting their own masses without a properly consecrated priest. 465 more words

Le petit voleur or "Carpe Panem"

I have no idea how good these photos are as they were taken and posted on a mobile phone.
What is clear is that opportunism is alive and well in the Languedoc. 125 more words

Art And Inspiration Blog

A decent night's drinking! Wines of the week

A recent small dinner party for six recently had me reaching into the wine cupboard for a few bottles I wondered about. Every one of them was a treat. 267 more words


Another Excellent Wine from Pas de L'Escalette

With just a short period of breathing, the 2014 Domaine du Pas de L’Escalette, Languedoc will draw you in. The aromas are youthful and grapey but the flavors of the wine are serious.   118 more words

Tasting Notes And Wine Reviews

Tour de France by the Glass 2016: Stage 11, Carcassonne to Montpellier

Our departure point for Stage 11 boasts a wealth of historical and economic points of interest.  Two of the most celebrated are the medieval Cité de Carcassonne and the 17th century Canal du Midi.  732 more words