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Only in this technical day and age, could I know someone for four years and have only just met them. When we first moved to France I was an active blogger, posting content over 1500 words three-four times a week. As...
"Every good act is charity. A man's true wealth hereafter is the good that he does in this world to his fellows." -  Moliere. Forget Me Not – "La Ligue Contre Le Cancer" Charity Fundraiser Sue Jones has a passion for charity...
The pool is finished. Now it is time for the landscaping, a big job to say the least. Alfonz and Adrian work their asses off trying to get it all done. First, they built the wall with blocks. Buying concrete...
Have you ever gone to friends for lunch and ended up staying there until two in the morning? Well our lunch at Beatrice and Christophe's house ended up just like that! We started at noon arriving for lunch at their...
Falkland Fife has a population of just over 1100 and is Scotland's first conservation village. In 1300AD, the village was called Parish of Kilgour. When I first heard the name it rang a bell, and after searching...
            On my birthday this year Alfonz treated me to a traditional French Cassoulet in St. Jeans Minervois paired with the local Muscat. Now, there are different villages in a triangle around Capestang whom all claim to be the origin...
          The mayor's wife sent over a giant organic savoy cabbage from her father's garden, and along with the generous gift, she told me how she makes her favourite soup from duck confit. Confit is a traditional French dish of slow cooked...
Saint Stephen's Church of Capestang is located in the beautiful Languedoc-Roussillon region of France, and was designed as a Collegiate where monks and nuns could come, live and learn the word of god. Collegiate Church of St. Etienne (the French...
Gyomroi thermal lake used to be a beautiful natural lake fed by 12 springs. During the communist era 1944-1989 it was used as a garbage dump, polluted and ruined. The new mayor of the Gyomroi community decided to rake the lake...
  Our camping trip was far too short to see all the lovely sites around the Forests of Saint Avant-Monts. Saturday morning, the July fourteenth holiday, we ventured out after breakfast to explore the lovely village of La Salvetat-sur-Agout. Last night...
  As part of the summer solstice the local musicians came out to celebrate in Capestang after 7:00pm on Sunday evening. The perfect setting along the Canal du Midi where boats dock, you could see their guests sitting on deck...
        No need to travel to Vienna any longer to experience Christmas markets. Budapest is the up and coming weekend getaway to visi, who ranked 7th in the world for the best Christmas market behind Vienna and Strasbourg. Ranked #2 as best...