All posts tagged: france

La Fête du Mimosa

Last Sunday the streets of Sainte Maxime came alive with the yellow festive blooms of mimosa. This brightly coloured yellow plant was introduced to France via Australia by the British in the mid 19th century. The yellow blooms are a visual treat and provide much-needed colour […]

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Bonne Année 2015 : La Première Balade

I love a walk in the country and there’s nothing better to usher in the New Year than some time spent in the great outdoors.  Today we journeyed to La Plan de la Tour a small village near Sainte Maxime and explored the surrounding countryside.  Nothing […]

Sunday Ramblings : St Tropez Pre Christmas

I prefer St Tropez in the cooler months.  It’s a more pleasant time to visit than summer when the cruise ships arrive and the tiny village is so inundated with people you can barely move or breathe in its over heated crowded streets.  However it is a […]

French 101

Take a peek at my friend’s blog – Deux Pies. She writes about art, fashion, food, music, life and collectibles etc from a London / Provence perspective. Deux Pies has a great eye for what’s new and intriguing plus she writes like a pro. Like […]

15 French Tunes: A Playlist To Get You Humming

You’ve no doubt listened to Serge Gainsbourg – surely France’s best known and loved musician if not by the French then definitely by the rest of the world. However since moving to France I’ve wanted to get beyond the familiar tunes.  To stretch the musical repertoire […]