Happy new year!

Happy new year!

Here we are, 2019 and what better way to start than a beautiful walk from home Heading up Chemin de Romanet Stunning views in to gorge Perfect walking weather This is a great spot to photograph the village If you like hiking you’ll love our...
Gorge de Nesque

Gorge de Nesque

The Gorge de Nesque is the most spectacular gorge in Provence after the Gorge de Verdon. Whether you are a hiker or cyclist it offers breathtaking views and even in the height of summer is not over run with either so you can still enjoy it’s beauty in peace....
Lavender season

Lavender season

As reliably as summer coming the lavender has been spectacular as always The fields are a buzz with bees Cyclists Artists And tourists! The spectacle starts mid to late June and peaks early July for colour and then is usually cut from late July to mid August Come and...
Talented guests!

Talented guests!

It’s well known that Provence attracts artists – Cézanne, van-Gogh & Gauguin to name but a few ! Our regular guest Ian Smith arrived today with a very special gift, a painting of our house , framed as well! So wonderful and personal , he is clearly a...
L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

L’Isle-sur-la-Sorgue

This lovely town, on the river Sorgue is best explored when the market is NOT on! ( it’s on Sunday & Thursday) .Famous for its antique shops and brocante, there is so much to enjoy including this free gallery that we visit each year. Of course there are an...
Mont Ventoux

Mont Ventoux

The iconic mountain beckons all cyclists, the giant of Provence stands 1909 metres, today as I rode up I met a gentleman celebrating his 70th birthday and telling me it was on his bucket list! Below looking at Ventoux from Flassan which is a good place to park for the...