Top 10 posts of 2014

Top 10 posts of 2014

As 2015 begins I find myself drawn to making lists and analysing what works and what doesn’t on my blog.  So just like last year here are the Top 10 most popular posts of the year and I must admit to being quite surprised by some of them!   1.  A (short) walk...
October in the South of France

October in the South of France

October is one of the best times to visit the South of France, and it’s one of my favourite times of year living here, despite not being an autumn person. Let’s be very British about this and start by discussing the weather! You can’t mention the...
Paris-Nice: the Race to the Sun

Paris-Nice: the Race to the Sun

It’s called the Race to the Sun and today under a perfect spring sky the 72nd Paris-Nice cycle race came through Roquefort town.  Winds and rain may buffet the riders at the beginning of the course in the north of France but no one can remember a time when it...
The Tour de France

The Tour de France

Today I’m sharing a post written by Jacqueline Brown from The French Village Diaries on the day that the 100th Tour de France is in Nice, just half an hour away from us.  Jacqueline explains the Tour clearly and comprehensively, so I thought, why should I do it...
When the Tour came to town

When the Tour came to town

Watching Bradley Wiggins win the Tour de France today brought back happy memories of the last time I saw it live, back in 2009, when it came through Roquefort les Pins. We were actually living temporarily in Cagnes sur Mer while our home, Lou Messugo, was being built...

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