Nimes, Pont du Gard, Avignon
How mould from rye bread found its way into the first Roquefort cheese
The best French Christmas Markets are in the Alsace region of France, or so I’m told. I had to see for myself. Ask anyone who’s scouted for the best Christmas Markets in Europe, and they’ll say Strasbourg, Colmar, and Kaysersberg in France are among the most famous. Since […]
Now that we’ve followed a year in the life of Brit expats, Jane and Gary, at their southern France chambre d’hôte, let’s see how the season ends at Mas d’Augustine. The September and October sunshine is glorious, with lovely warm afternoons and slightly chilly mornings – two of […]
As I write this post I’m a long way from the hot weather in France. I’m in the US for a few weeks spending time with my “grands.” Usually I’m not anxious to leave Uzes, but I’ll admit, the heat was getting to me. The thermometer in town […]
Learn to cook Provençal at Le Pistou Cooking School Uzes, France
Jane’s tale of getting back to business after a winter break and updates on the B&b in France
Jane has quite a few projects in mind
What’s not to love about a truffle-hunting pig
To stay in the holiday spirit just a bit longer, let’s visit the Langton’s at Mas d’Augustine
olives are ready for picking
A look inside the business of a B&B
Uzes is for French foodies
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 […]
Market day is my favorite time to visit new places in France.
Solo female expat living in Uzes, France says “a day at the beach makes life better”
Fête de la musique à Uzès
The French are so passionate about their oysters, they consume more of the hard-shelled delicacies than they export.
Nancy McGee, a gourmet guru, will be adding some culture to my blog, starting off with “Cheese Etiquette.”
French opera, performed live in New York, broadcast live at a cinema in Uzes — with French subtitles.