Marché des Producteurs – Agel

Marché des Producteurs – Agel

A lovely summers evening and our local farmers market decided to serve speciality dishes to eat there … including whole fried/baked camembert, home produced Gaspaccio and deep fried ravioli stuffed  with tomato and Mozzarella – oh yum!   If you like...

A working holiday exploring …

I recently pushed off for a long weekend to explore the countryside a few hours away and loved it so much we ended up staying nearly a week. The area I decided to explore is the lower Cevenne in norther Herault, Languedoc.  It is an area of rising hills or mountains...
Golden Morning Sunlight

Golden Morning Sunlight

This beautiful golden light is every reason to get out of bed early in the morning at this time of year.  Whilst the air is still fresh (and sunrise is not TOO early) views such as this are within a few seconds or minutes walk of my front-door.   If you like my...
Busy Times …

Busy Times …

The deck chair beckons. With dappled sunlight of the olive grove and a gentle breeze, it invites me to relax and read the paper … to allow my eyes to absorb the view of the village nestling in the hills. Alas, such peaceful indulgence will have to wait a while....
Getting away from it all

Getting away from it all

Simplest Pleasures Some of the simplest things in life seem to bring such enormous pleasure.  Yesterday, having dropped my mother off at the airport after her brief stay, I took a different route home.  Wandering back cross-country, through areas that I had barely...