Posts from the Var Side, 12th October

SATURDAY 12TH OCTOBER 2013 – Moules Farcies

Today we drove to le Castellet, a medieval village out and up from Bandol, prettified and a-buzz with little shops, and with magnificent, unphotographable panoramas of cypress-speared and green tiered hills and fields. As I’ve a thing for taking pictures of doors I thought I’d gather them all up from my Castellet snaps and ‘postcard’ them here like this a bit:


Meanwhile B. took a picture of some rude railings by the church.


In the evening we went to Jean-Marc’s and had the moules farcies he’d been preparing all day. Dee-lish-us. Much can be written about the sourcing and the prep and the cooking and the serve, but with time against me here I’ll post a couple of descriptive pics that go very much like this:


Danse Avec les Stars was on in the background (for there was an interested dancer among us) complete with its mysterious ‘technical hitch’ which meant no-one got the elbow this week.

So that, as it goes, was very mainly Saturday.


About Stevie Mitchell

I come from a long line of cartoons and beer. I was once peed on by a tiger. Hoping the resultant super-powers are yet to come, cos if these are they, then, grrrr....
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