Month: August 2022

Postcard from Uzès

Three nights in Montpellier on the way to Catalunya, and three nights on the way back in Uzès. We’d previously stayed in Uzès ahead of watching the 2017 Vuelta a Espana start in nearby Nîmes. I never got to visit its Haribo factory last time,… Continue Reading “Postcard from Uzès”

Last on the card: August 2022

The rules for Brian’s Last on the Card prompt are pretty simple: 1. Post the last photo on your SD card and/or last photo on your phone for the end of the month. 2. No editing – who cares if it is out of… Continue Reading “Last on the card: August 2022”

Wordless Wednesday #133

Wednesday is devoted to photos from Australia taken on one of my many #adventuresdownunder.

Postcard from Montpellier

We’ve both previously visited Montpellier a number of times, either during the Tour de France or on one of my beloved’s many  business trips. However, we’ve always felt that the city lacked a great hotel, thankfully no longer. We spent three nights in Montpellier… Continue Reading “Postcard from Montpellier”

Musical Monday: Guns N Roses

The past year or so I’ve been mining the list of artists I’ve seen more than once but we’re (unbelievably) slowly running out of artists. This week I’m turning to Guns N Roses who featured in Song Lyric Sunday #4. Guns N’ Roses is… Continue Reading “Musical Monday: Guns N Roses”

French Fancies: Jacquemus

This weekend I’m featuring another fashion brand but one with a much shorter pedigree, Jacquemus, named after its founder Simon Porte Jacquemus. Simon Porte Jacquemus started his own label when he was 19. Credited with bringing a freshness to Paris’ fashion scene, his collections… Continue Reading “French Fancies: Jacquemus”

Silent Sunday #112

It’s Sunday and today’s photo is from ma belle France.

The Musette: Oven Baked Sea Bream

Whole sea bream are perfect for cooking in the oven, and this recipe roasts them on top of new potatoes, which soak up the stock, wine and cooking juices. This dish is perfect served as a centrepiece straight from the oven to the table.… Continue Reading “The Musette: Oven Baked Sea Bream”

One from the vaults: Postcard from the Vuelta

This week I’m revisiting this Vuelta post from 2017, all will become clear why next week………. Unusually, this year’s edition of the Vuelta a Espana kicked off in Nimes. It’s only three hours down the motorway from us and it’s a place we’ve only ever driven… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from the Vuelta”

Thursday doors #165

Here are a few more doors from our most recent trip to Montpellier. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in the fun… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #165”