During the times I was away from my French home in the winter months, I wished I could see what I was missing. I longed for a December walk around Uzès. Now that I’m firmly planted here for a while, I’d like to share what I’m seeing. So […]
I’m inspired to know people who are staying productive and creative during COVID. While I was in the United States, there were artists in lockdown here in Uzès who created memorable art they are now sharing. British artist Gilly Beal, a resident of Uzès for the past two […]
The gates are beginning to open to visitors and tourists in Uzès mid-COVID, welcoming travelers, particularly from Europe. It’s an anxious time for Uzetians who feel they have been somewhat “safe” in their medieval village
Who knew that the next adventure we would take together would be a worldwide pandemic!? Life never ceases to amaze. And it’s certainly neither black nor white. So here I am, sitting in Atlanta, Georgia, instead of in my sweet apartment in France. While friends in Uzès are enjoying […]
There’s not much that I love more than hobnobbing with royalty. Even if it’s from a distance. Each year Uzes hosts a musical event during the summer that brings in famed artists from around the world. This year, the festival brought in French royalty — Prince Albert of […]
Saturday market in winter
What’s not to love about a truffle-hunting pig
thankful for every bite
Uzes is for French foodies
Fete Votive Uzes 2015 was spectacular. How will this year’s event compare? By far, one of the most exciting events of the year in Uzes, in my opinion, is Fete Votive. Next week it’s live along the main street in Uzes with lights, action and extraordinary booming sounds. […]
I’m feeling pretty smug these days that I get a south France holiday everyday. I’m sorry, but it’s true. I feel like I’m the luckiest person in the world to be here. Lately I’ve had more good luck to be included in the travel plans of my “blog […]
How I fell in love with South France
Well, I did it again.
This week I’ve been visiting Camp Rosie. It sits deep in the Cape Fear region of North Carolina. For those who don’t know the southern states of the US, a lot of geography here is defined by rivers. The Cape Fear River runs through this part of the […]
For those of you who may not have seen the House Hunters International episode on HGTV this week, Erin and family chose Uzes! Erin, Stuart and their blended family with four children went on a house hunt in the south of France for a second home property. Along […]
A new Barefoot Blogger friend is moving to Uzes and wants some expat tips. Just like me, she’s tossing away most of her worldly possessions in the US and she’s starting all over in France. There are a few things I learned my first year here that seem […]
French have an aversion to overly sugary foods
There are few words better than “explosive” to describe the late night parade in Uzes that accompanied Fete Votive 2015.
McKenna’s best memory of the day
After a few times driving to shopping areas in Nimes, I’m beginning to know my way around.