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Rose in a BIG Way!

I have written about the fact that I am openly a snob about Rose wine. Rose from Provence is all I will drink…. until recently. … 341 more words

Wine

A beginners guide to Carcassonne, France: Medieval magic in the Midi

There’s something timeless about the south-west of France, where it feels like the narrow, winding streets of sleepy market towns have changed little in centuries, and the Canal du Midi snakes languorously through vineyards and fields sheltered from the heat by ancient plane trees. 1,884 more words

Travel

French Place Names

Happy Bastille Day (for the 14th)!

I took the photo above in Paris, one rainy evening in October, 2014. As most of you will probably be aware, it shows the cathedral of Notre Dame, on the… 543 more words

History

Medieval fun

Medieval festival in Aigues-Mortes, Camargue, France – August 2016

Miscellaneous

Time with the Swiss

One grey Saturday morning this spring, I went to meet up with a group of like-minded people for a guided visit on Beziers’ architectural history.  The history of that town has fascinated me for a long time – it goes back so far, and there are so many different layers to discover.   633 more words

Travel

Tour de South France

This is Ardeche. By far, my favorite stop along this quick lil wine tour but before we get here, we stopped by a few other places along the way. 1,210 more words