Monthly Archives: August 2014

Vendange

The vendange has started. This was taken this morning, the first time this year getting stuck behind a vine tractor hauling grapes to the Cave Cooperative. What you can’t see is chalked on the back “Merlot”.

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Fairy Lites

Yes, its true, I have them on the terrace. I like them a lot. And believe it or not they are hard to buy here.

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Almost Black Petunias

I love them but the plants get a bit leggy. Bought these at the Saint-Pons market a couple of months ago.

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Twilight in the Valley

Taken from my upper terrace. What have I done to deserve this?

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Globe de Mariage

This is a Globe de Mariage, traditionally given to the bride by her mother-in-law, as a memento of the wedding and marriage. It began in the 1700s and continued up into the early 20th century. It was to contain the … Continue reading

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Breakfast on the terrace

Looking up at the battle between the red sage and the morning glory. They look good together.

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Very large tomatoes

From the very tall plants that you saw yesterday. And just as good as they look.

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