Monthly Archives: February 2016

The bridge at Taradeau

If someone mentions the Côte d’Azur or Provence and ‘June’ in the same sentence, you’ll probably start thinking of dazzling sun, blue skies and the beach. And so it is for most of the time. But 15th June 2010 was … Continue reading

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Over the hills and far away (3)

The reason why we were crossing the vast Plateau de Canjuers (see last week’s blog) that Saturday at the end of January was that we wanted to get to the village of Bargème on the northern side. Bargème gets only … Continue reading

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Over the hills and far away (2)

If you are wandering around the garden or sitting on the patio at our house at Taradeau it’s not uncommon to hear a strange far-off ripple of deep sound that is more felt than heard. What you’re almost certainly hearing … Continue reading

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Over the hills and far away (part 1)

Although it wasn’t a significant factor when we bought our house we increasingly realise how fortunate we have been in the matter of location. The most obvious feature is the fact that from Taradeau we can get to the coast … Continue reading

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