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.
By now you know that some of the Barefoot Blogger’s favorite people in France are artists.
For all those ‘doubters’ out there who think the Barefoot Blogger will never learn French, here’s news.
“Why Did the Barefoot Blogger Move to France?” It’s time to answer a most-frequently-asked question: “Why did you move to France?” “Because I could” That might sound like a smug answer, and I don’t mean it to be taken that way. Yet it’s true. I’m healthy, my children […]
The French are so passionate about their oysters, they consume more of the hard-shelled delicacies than they export.
It is obvious that artists have forever loved Roussillon; but just recently, I discovered how many authors passed this way … and stayed for a while.
Why Roussillon is “Red”: Fact and Fable The Barefoot Blogger – as seen in France Today The French commune of Roussillon is located in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, roughly midway between Avignon and Aix-en-Provence. It is in the heart of one of the biggest ochre deposits in the world […]
Nancy McGee, a gourmet guru, will be adding some culture to my blog, starting off with “Cheese Etiquette.”
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.
French opera, performed live in New York, broadcast live at a cinema in Uzes — with French subtitles.
Women Friends: Age is Irrelevant The Barefoot Blogger was 50 years old when she started her career at IBM. Maybe that’s no big deal now, but years ago, “middle aged” women were not entering corporate jobs. The work I took on — helping introduce the second generation IBM […]
Oyster roasts, magnolias and Pat Conroy This must be the “South”… USA, that is. While away from my beloved France, I thought, perhaps, friends there and beyond might like to know how we spend time in the winter months in the southern states along the east coast. In […]
With all the cold, rainy weather in winter, I enjoy looking back at some of summer’s favorite places. Enjoy the city side of Nice and think about sunny days
People often ask: “why did you move to France?”
No matter how many times I visit the villages near Uzes, I find something new and irresistible.
Lost in the Luberon Part Two In October I started writing the story about my adventures “Lost in the Luberon”. It’s time to get back to to telling the tales because there are blanks in the story I need your help to complete. Here’s a link to the […]
Today We Are All Parisians Ten voices silenced. One million new ones will appear.
I had heard the Saturday Market in Pezenas is one not to miss.
Favorite foods and travels 2014