Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France

On this mild clear evening the sun is going down, the scene is enlightened by the lights of the harbour front cafés and bars and the spot lights focused on Collioure’s church, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, a former converted lighthouse. There is of course in this gorgeous setting the natural moonlight sparkling on the sea and reflected onContinue reading “Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France”

Claude Monet Haystacks House and Garden Giverny French Travel Books

The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny, France has some beautiful spots. This one of the famous haystacks is in the fields opposite. I doubt these are the same haystacks that Monet painted however! You can let your imagination run wild though. I am sure it was a favorite view of Monet andContinue reading “Claude Monet Haystacks House and Garden Giverny French Travel Books”

Claude Monet Haystacks House and Garden Giverny French Travel Books

The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny, France has some beautiful spots. This one of the famous haystacks is in the fields opposite. I doubt these are the same haystacks that Monet painted however! You can let your imagination run wild though. I am sure it was a favorite view of Monet andContinue reading “Claude Monet Haystacks House and Garden Giverny French Travel Books”

Claude Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel

The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny, France has some beautiful spots and this I think is the classic view towards the house. I am sure it was a favorite view of Monet also. I think it is a very easy leap of imagination to visualize Monet painting here and the children playingContinue reading “Claude Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel”

Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel

The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny, France has some quiet spots and this is a lovely view of a secluded spot near the Japanese garden. Seeing such beautiful and atmospheric places is one aspect of French travel that I so miss in this current situation and I am sure that resonates withContinue reading “Monet’s House and Garden Giverny French Travel”

Monet’s House and Garden Giverny France a Quiet spot

The beautiful house and garden of Monet in Giverny has some quiet spots and this is a lovely view of the house through the planting. Seeing such beautiful and atmospheric places is one aspect of French travel that I so miss in this current situation and I am sure that resonates with many of you.Continue reading “Monet’s House and Garden Giverny France a Quiet spot”

Photography for my FRENCH WINE UNCORKED book

My new book on Amazon is OUT NOW on Kindle and Kindle Unlimited Worldwide (also in print)-FRENCH WINE UNCORKED. I have created a selection of photography of the people and places we encountered in our journey through the vineyards and cellars of France. Please enjoy the photography and I hope to inspire you to visitContinue reading “Photography for my FRENCH WINE UNCORKED book”

Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France

On this mild clear evening the sun is going down, the scene is enlightened by the lights of the harbour front cafés and bars and the spot lights focused on Collioure’s church, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, a former converted lighthouse. There is of course in this gorgeous setting the natural moonlight sparkling on the sea and reflected onContinue reading “Hôtel Restaurant les Templiers Collioure France”

Le Fournil Restaurant a French lunch in Bonnieux Provence France

Le Fournil is one of our very favourite restaurants and we have been coming here for many years. It is to be found in Place Carnot, a very small square in Bonnieux blessed with an outside terrace set around a fountain. As Jane Austen would have said of the restaurant – ‘it is happily situated’.Continue reading “Le Fournil Restaurant a French lunch in Bonnieux Provence France”

Provence Travel Blog Isle sur la Sorgue Antique and Food market Provence France

Isle sur la Sorge is a name synonymous with the very best of French markets, particularly antique or flea markets. It is certainly a town worth visiting in its own right as it has many pleasing antique shops and other independent shops as well as an extensive choice of restaurants around the River Sorgue andContinue reading “Provence Travel Blog Isle sur la Sorgue Antique and Food market Provence France”