Fête de la musique à Uzès
The French love bandes dessinées — drawn cartoons. We may call them “funnies” in the States but here they take the art form quite seriously.
There are a few musical events in my life that I will always remember. The concert with Stacey Kent in the Cour du Duche last night is high on the list.
Favorite foods and travels 2014
Sete, France on a weekend in the summer is more than a bar scene. It’s a multi-cultural extravaganza.
I got up close and personal with the Bad Girls of London while they literally “took over” two bistros in Sete.
Every Thursday night during July and August the city of Nimes throws a party.
Here are some of the sights that are typical — and some not so likely — this time of year. The scene: the center of the village — the Place des Herbes.
You only have to go outside your door in Uzes to find a world of entertainment and friendly people.
The parking lot that my apartment shares with the Château du Duché is closed to traffic once a week through August. An ongoing festival, clearly for the benefit of tourists, is staged one evening each week to draw visitors to the village.
There’s a movie theatre not too far from my apartment — the only one in town. The French version about the “4 Hommes” was playing when I got there. The English version would be two hours later. “What the heck,” says me to me. “I’ll watch the movie […]
Christmas Market in Uzes is an annual event that residents and visitors eagerly await. It’s the time when everyone knows they can find favorite holiday foods and unique handmade gifts. Mid-December Uzes stages a Christmas Market that no one wants to miss. In addition to food and wine tastings […]
Thanksgiving dinner with new friends from around Uzes may be a hard act to follow. Just leave it to Geoffrey. As you’ve gathered by now, life around Geoffrey is never dull. Saturday morning, after Thanksgiving, he called to remind me I was invited to lunch. “There’s an interesting […]
Sete, France parties and friends
There’s always something to do on the weekends in Uzes France