Fête de la musique à Uzès
It’s market day!
I’ve had a wonderful time in the U.S. with family and friends; and now it is time to continue my life-changing adventure in the south of France.
romans in France
Soon the Barefoot Blogger will be returning home to France. Meanwhile, it’s springtime at the beach in the Carolinas.
Whether in the south of France, or south in the USA, we all love an art festival.
When I was giving hints about moving to France and getting rid of stuff, the rest of the story hadn’t played out.
In Collioure nature, architecture and history blend to create a magical place.
If you don’t already have your bags packed, here are a few things you’ll surely miss staying at home.
When one of my long-time friends (notice I didn’t say “old”) came to visit in Uzes, she’d say: “That’s just so French!” It became a favorite sayiing to the two of us during her stay. Here are ten things that say “that’s just so French” to me. See […]
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.
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.
The Barefoot Blogger – as seen in France Today. Why Roussillon is red? 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 — one that extends from […]
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.
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.