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...
Le Fournil

Le Fournil

We enjoyed a superb meal in Bonnieux this week. Guy & Jean Christophe have been there for 22 years so have quite a reputation. Three courses with an amuse bouche is 49€ and the extensive wine list includes pichet, Luberon and wines from throughout France at...
Return of the sun

Return of the sun

After exceptional rainfall, thunderstorms and cloud in recent weeks our guests will be happy to wake up to blue skies and warm sunshine today
La Bartavelle, Goult

La Bartavelle, Goult

We enjoyed another fine meal here on Monday. The menu gives a choice of three starters one of which includes local seasonal asparagus Three main courses include a fish choice ( wild Turbot) , Beef or Rabbit which I had , and it was superb, pictured below. Desserts...