Monthly Archives: April 2011

A weekend in Provence

The Provencal landscape is so ubiquitous in painting, and in film, that even if it is your first time in the region, it feels reassuringly familiar. The narrow, winding streets, with their blue shuttered houses; the wild purple flowers that … Continue reading

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Col du Mont Lachat

After two weeks in Aberdeen, we returned to find a valley in the throes of spring. Restaurants have moved tables outdoors, the trees have come to life in verdant glory, and (much to the cats’ excitement) we have a lawn. … Continue reading

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