“Art Imitates Life” in France
You don’t know how often the Barefoot Blogger has to pinch herself to believe my French life. It’s more than a dream come true. It’s pure heaven. It’s not fair to brag about what a good time I’m having, but … just saying. Take a look at this […]
A road trip from Uzes to Provence
I’m beginning to think that, perhaps, I understand some of what is around me.
There’s a bit of music and, of course, tango dancing at the Mairie (town hall)
Whether in the south of France, or south in the USA, we all love an art festival.
In Collioure nature, architecture and history blend to create a magical place.
If France had been within the realm of my imagination while growing up, surely Jacqueline Delubac would have been close to the top of my list of idols.
The French love bandes dessinées — drawn cartoons. We may call them “funnies” in the States but here they take the art form quite seriously.
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 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.
Sete, France on a weekend in the summer is more than a bar scene. It’s a multi-cultural extravaganza.
There must be something in the air in the little village of San Quentin la Poterie that stokes a fire in the creative minds of artists. They are everywhere.
Summer’s Best Fête Another Uzès Fête Votive has come to a successful end. Although the weather could have been better for some of the events, the spirit of the crowd was hardly dampened. Final days and nights of the annual festival were filled with the more bulls, horses, […]
You only have to go outside your door in Uzes to find a world of entertainment and friendly people.
It’s officially tourist season by the first of May in Uzès. The shops that closed for winter are open. The town is becoming lively again with art shows and fun things to fill your day. Art, Food, and Mustang Sally Last week I was off to visit Geoffrey […]
Stop in Paris A two-day stop in Paris is never enough time to spend in Paris. Perhaps I tried to squeeze in too much. My brain was overloaded. The short visit to Paris on my first visit back to the USA seemed to be going as planned. […]
Homesick Expat in France I’ve been trying to decide how to write that I’m a homesick expat in France. There! I just said it. You’re right if you think I’m a “fearless traveler” who can take off immediately and take on a life-changing journey. But I’m not […]
Living in France for over three months, I’m beginning to get into the rhythm of the weekly calendar. Wine Tasting and Pottery Wednesdays and Saturdays are market days; Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays are work days with all the stores and businesses open; on Sundays and Mondays, the place […]
Sete, France parties and friends