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So much more to do...

Here are some more events, which I have recently added to the list of upcoming events

Soapbox race, Saint-Chinian – 4 June 2016

This event promises to be great fun, if  563 more words


Get a taste for life inside a restored medieval wonder

THIS six-day holiday will let you discover not only one of France’s beautiful medieval wonders, Carcassonne, but the superb city of Avignon and impressive Provence. 46 more words



My annual poem:

(scroll down for YouTube videos of the celebration)

My heart will be in

Saintes Maries-de-la-Mer

Where my soul will dance

In Languedoc, Camargue… 287 more words


Budget Wine: Domaine Galaman Fitou Languedoc 2013

A merger of green bell pepper and black olive complementing berry, earth and a hint of candied cherry give this Carignan, Grenache, Syrah blend a surprisingly subtle nose. 105 more words

Wine Reviews

Austerity and splendour

What do most people think of when they hear the word Albi? Perhaps that it was the birthplace of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec,  or the Albigensian crusade against the Cathars?   750 more words


Cathar Country, the last bastion of peace in South France

With its wealth of historic towns, incredible natural beauty and delectable dining, this region of France is a real delight, and rich with historic, scenic and cultural sites. 109 more words


Where the Cathars once lost their lives at the stake

Today we said goodbye to Couiza and set off for Montségur, the ruins of a Cathar fortress which went down in history. In 1244 about 200 Cathars took refuge here from the troops of the King and the Pope. 263 more words

Spirituality & Journeys