Romans in France Anytime I take a trip in France and walk among ancient Roman ruins, I am thankful to the French for reminding the world about Romans in France. In French towns and villages where the Romans used to roam, you can actually see, feel, touch, and […]
Before I ever dreamed of living in France, I had this wild idea about visiting Nepal and Kathmandu
There’s nothing like a ride on a train through the Cevennes with a gazillion Halloween goblins!
Family is visiting Uzès. Nothing could make me happier than to show him the sights and to introduce him to my new friends.
Le Mistral is back!
The farmer who sells goat cheese at the Uzes Saturday Market is one of my favorite vendors.
One of the local artists in Uzes threw a soiree for a few friends and fans. Aside from celebrating the last days of his exhibit, t was a crazy good party.
This summer I was invited to a bullfight in Nimes. Visions of bulls, matadors and swinging red capes have been swirling in my head ever since.
It’s time to make wine in France
By now you know the south of France was hit by flooding in many villages near Uzes
The last few days in Uzes have not been a lot of fun. The area is being hit by torrential rain and there has been flooding in many towns and villages.
I promised I’d know French by Christmas
This week Uzes celebrated its first Blanc Nuit, “White Night”. By all accounts, the event that is an annual affair in Paris will be back in Uzes by popular demand.
When I learned my hometown friend, whom I hadn’t seen in 40 years, was coming to visit me in Uzes, right away I started planning her trip. One that we’d both enjoy.
L’isle Sur la Sorgue is now one of my “best favorite places”to visit and to show off to guests who want to wander through Provence
the controversal pastime – Ferias
Just tell me there’s a bullfight close to Uzes and I’m there. As usual, there’s always a party going on that makes the corrida even more fun.
As published in France Today French Bobo Fashion for Fall There’s a dress shop in the village square of my adopted home in France where finding what’s new in fall fashions takes you back a century or two. A visit to the store reminds you of rummaging through […]
A new battery, after all This helpless expat needs to update some stories about my life in Uzès to say “thank you.” Hoping to drive to Nimes to deal with my lost phone at SFR, I went to the parking garage to pick up Lucy. Soon I discovered […]
If you think living in France is buttery croissants and fancy red wine, welcome to my week.