To be honest I was a little preoccupied with the French elections in April and engaged in much reading and TV viewing to better understand the system. Relief was palpable as Macron saw off Le Pen in the second round, although he has a hard road ahead. In […]
Ups and downs ran amok in March but overall it was a good month, primarily due to the buzz of fragrant Esxence and the arrival of spring with its abundance of colour, flowers and warmer temperatures. This is a great time of the year to go […]
2017 is zooming by and we’re now into March and thankfully spring will arrive at the end of the month which is such a mood booster, it’s like a little mother’s helper but of the natural variety. There is an abundance of colour in these parts thanks […]
January is my least favourite month of the year (when living in the Northern Hemisphere) and I tend to feel a little on the low side. My tiny town in France turns into a shell of itself as many of the cafes and businesses shut down to […]
Sometimes a mother’s grief is too much. Goodbye to these fabulously talented women. Hopefully they’ll be singing in the rain together somewhere far, far away.
It’s getting hot in here. Summer has arrived that’s for sure. My town overflows with people and life becomes more colourful and upbeat. A lot of the locals leave for the mountains in summer to avoid the heat, crowds and traffic jams but I like the extra […]
One thing about posting favourites for the month is that it illustrates just how quickly the year is whizzing by. May has seen the tourists start to arrive in Sainte Maxime and it’s definitely heating up but still fairly mild. That’s a good thing. If […]