Archives

Grape Stomping in Provence

Late September Jon and I had the opportunity to participate in a ‘Grape Stomping’ day at an organic winery in Provence called Les Pastras. Check out the video I made below! Advertisements

Read More

Living & Working in Bonnieux

Jon and I have been here in our new hood of Bonnieux for over a week now, but it’s still a bit surreal. What is very tangible though is how relaxed I feel. It’s like my body has exhaled deeply into calmness. Our apartment is perched on the hillock of the small Provençal village of Bonnieux in the […]

Read More

An Evening In Provence

For as long as I can remember I have been intrigued with France and fantasised about living there for a little while to fully soak up the culture. In my final years of school I even elected to study the French language, knowing that this subject held no weighting towards my “Tertiary Entrance Score”. Various travel […]

Read More

A Perfect Night In

I’m like a pig in mud tonight. Jon and Cyril (my father inlaw) have gone down to the pub to catch up with some friends and I’ve opted to stay in. This is a rare treat for me these past 6 months. Anyway here I am in country Hampshire England cooking up a Tortilla Española while […]

Read More

Tapas Bar – La Societé vinos y viandas

After a busy morning in Sevilla registering for my Número de Identificación de Extranjero “NIE” (Foreign Identification Number) we were pleased to stumble across a terrific little wine bar called La Societé vinos y viandas. On the street the temperature was a very warm 36˚C so we scrambled inside and took a seat up at the bar. Unlike many […]

Read More