Tag: Lenny Kravitz

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 12

Wishing you all a very Merry and safe Christmas and I’ll see you once again in the New Year. My pick for today is Lenny singing Calling All Angels the fourth single from his seventh album Baptism, released in 2004.

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 11

Our Domaine gardens, which we’ve thoroughly explored and been most grateful for during Lockdowns I and II. It also inspired me to take better care of our terrace garden which has flourished this year with some TLC – who knew? Here’s Lenny singing rather… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 11”

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 10

Rochers rouge, Var – these are spectacular and it matters not a jot whether one sees them inland from the motorway or here at the coast. Today’s track from Lenny is Rock & Roll is Dead – fortunately, it most certainly isn’t – also… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 10”

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 9

Tour de France bunting, Nice Old Town We did get to “enjoy” Le Grand Depart of the Tour de France in Nice, but naturally in much reduced circumstances. The Tour de France is oh so close The Tour de France has come and gone… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 9”

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 8

I find any view of water to be very calming. This is the beautiful bluey-green waters of Lac du Sainte Croix (du Verdon) which we visited in the height of summer. It’s a glorious area to cycle around. Here’s Lenny and today he’s singing… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 8”

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 7

Niçois hinterland – nowhere nicer to cycle! Today’s Lenny Kravitz track is I Belong to You, another track from the album 5.  The song features a soft rock and reggae-inspired sound and is one of my favourites.

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 6

Cros de Cagnes, the location for our first beach picnic with friends post lifting of Lockdown. We usually have a number of these, but not this year………….. Today’s track from Lenny Kravitz is 5 More Days ‘Til Summer, the third single from his 11th… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 6”

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 5

Gourdon This was the first place we visited at the end of Lockdown I and where we enjoyed a delightful picnic on the grass. The day we visited there were lots of parascenders surfing the thermals in the great blue yonder. Consequently, today’s track… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 5”

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 4

Grand Hotel Cap Ferrat Coincidentally, we ate our last meals here before both Lockdowns I and II. Today’s accompanying track is Lenny Kravitz singing Thinking of You, the second single released in 1998 from the album 5. The song was dedicated to his mother,… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 4”

12 days of Christmas 2020: day 3

Hotel Burj al Arab from Jumeirah Beach, Dubai I’ve written plenty about our trips to Dubai over the years, for example:- Postcards from Dubai I Postcard from Dubai: Part I Postcard from Dubai: Part II Postcard from Dubai: 5 places I visited Yet Another… Continue Reading “12 days of Christmas 2020: day 3”