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 […]
The rain began to make its presence felt two hours before the commencement of the annual mimosa celebration last month in Sainte Maxime. A little unfortunate perhaps but it didn’t deter anyone from getting outside to watch the spectacle. Mimosa is a brightly coloured yellow plant introduced from […]
A few photos from the Bastille Day celebrations yesterday in Sainte Maxime : The waiting : The fireworks display.
France is having a heatwave and all I feel like right now is this. Perfect For Right Now. This coconut beauty is from the Italian gelato store on the main street in Sainte Maxime. Delicious.
Last week saw the celebration of Sainte Maxime in the village, alongside a public holiday for Ascension. Sainte Maxime lived sometime around 650 and 750 and devoted her life to religion. The colours of Sainte Maxime are pale blue and white, and flags coloured these shades were […]
Well Xmas Day flew by and it was a great day here. Scrumptious French food, wines and celebrations with family. The weather was superb. Bizarrely it is not yet that cold in the South of France and to top it off the sunset was gorgeous with […]
Are you a magazine buyer? I know everyone says it’s a dying habit but I can’t believe what a cheap thrill they are in France compared to NZ, so my naughty habit has only increased. I do read some e-magazines or advertorials such as The […]
Yesterday I thought I better grab the opportunity to go and see one of the other two movies in VO (Version Originale). So as I previously mentioned in my last post, I knew nothing about Interstellar apart from the director, lead actor and the setting. It’s […]