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Out with the ashes

By the time you read this post, the Carnival season will be officially over – Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday will have been and gone, and it’s time to put the glittery costumes away for another year!   460 more words


The Best of the Sud de France

In the south of France, Provence often steals the spotlight. But just next door, the Languedoc-Roussillon region is a sun-drenched destination of beaches, vineyards, national parks and impressive cultural sites. 34 more words


IN VINO VERITAS / Languedoc: Earth, wind and climate

A vast variety of soil types and a typically-Mediterranean climate

Just as the grape type constitutes an important reference on a wine list, understanding the soil type and the climate is also interesting for the consumer, since it provides useful information on the taste and character of the wine. 196 more words


Talking Art by imagesdb

Classroom in the Sérignan Museum near Béziers, France.

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Relaxing barge trip along the Canal du Midi is perfect for a taste of French cuisine

Enjoy your own gastronomic French odyssey on the Anjodi barge as it putt-putts its way along the Canal du Midi.

Anjodi is a film star. You may remember her in Rick Stein’s cookery programme A French Odyssey in the south of France, brightly painted with shiny brass. 31 more words


Plenty more

A couple of weeks back, I published the 200th post on this blog!!  To mark this milestone, I treated myself to a very special dinner at… 387 more words


Narbonne: On France's secret riviera

Head for the Med near the city of Narbonne, says Liz Boulter, and you’ll see why artists are drawn by its fishing villages, lagoons and sandy beaches – and why the French have kept it to themselves… 80 more words