Caune Minervois

A small village nestled into the foot hills of the Black Mountains, just a short distance from the famous cite of Carcassonne, Caune Minervois was THE home of marble in France.  The first recorded settlement here was in 780AD, although other settlements probably...

Narbonne Street Corner

The town of Narbonne lies in the heart of the Languedoc area in south-western France.  The town has been here for eons, back in Roman times circa 118BC, Caesar moved his garrison here to get away from revolts in Marseille.  The town grew and sat on the cross-roads of...

Cassis Harbour

A photo of the harbour at Cassis, a small sea-side town near Marseille.  Cassis is well known as it is the gateway to the Calanques, a strip of rugged limestone coast with long narrow inlets almost like small fjords carved out of the rock.  The sea in this area is an...

A Study in Still Life

A Study in Still Life A friend of mine makes models of fruit and vegetables using plaster, paint and varnish.  I asked her if she could make me some fruits whcih I though might be a good idea to take along to some Holiday Home shoots.  The next week, she turned up...

Montpellier Mall

With a beautiful city like Montpellier, you might expect to head for the center, Place de la Comedie and places like that.  But this time, I was near the recently/nearly completed shopping center (that’s a Mall to North America) with my camera and tripod and...

Sunrise over the Vallee d’Orb

Sunrise over the Vallee d’Orb (the Orb Valley) in the Languedoc, France. From the archives, back in the days of the promise of summer to come, and light and warm mornings and evenings bore fruit to a very early morning to catch the sunrise coming up over St....
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