Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and Gordes – finally

Well after a bit of break from blogging in the lead-up to a wonderful family Christmas, I’m back to describe our side trips to Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and the magnificent town of Gordes. Having had a delicious breakfast in the light and airy dining room at Domaine de la Petite Isle in Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, we set off early for Fontaine-la-Vaucluse along a wondefully scenic route. We encountered very … Continue reading Fontaine-de-Vaucluse and Gordes – finally

Two Greedy Italians….and a dash of Jamie

How can you resist  the charming and entertaining Antonio Carluccio and Gennaro Contaldo? I thorougly enjoyed watching their television series Two Greedy Italians when it screened prior to going to Italy – but watching these two delightful chefs again since our return, as they travel through their country, means so much more to me now that I have been there myself. It is wonderful revisiting with them as they deftly showcase local … Continue reading Two Greedy Italians….and a dash of Jamie

My Venetian obsession explained – somewhat…..

For those of you who read my blog, you will know that I have fallen in love with Venice. I have posted photos and tried to explain what it is about that wonderful city that is so attractive. If you take a look at this stunning video by Jan Oeding, it might help to explain my obsession…..it captures so well how Venice felt for me … thanks … Continue reading My Venetian obsession explained – somewhat…..