Tag Archives: Provence

Late Post from the Var Side

… being a small collation of three inked pieces I started in Sanary and worked up back at home. A little love letter or three to our favourite place and mood. More, besides, you know, here.

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These Little Houses

… happened in June.

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Post from the Var Side, 2017 – Islands

It’s definitely brightening up, I say. And then the real rain sets in. The new balcony view reminds (without sun), of a view from old Lantao – or the ferry bound for there, at least – with le Brusc and … Continue reading

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Pictures from the Var Side

A small break in Provence. Five photographs to represent. Haiku thoughts. Wisteria twisting round the railings of our little balcony; catching a sunset as the islands slip away; a wall of wabi-sabi growth, decay and colour; pretty pastel houses and … Continue reading

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The Bike-iest Bike in the World

Another lovely look-see thing about our times in France is the beautiful bicycle spotting. Here and thereabouts they appear around the town; perfect specimens, essences of cycle – lazily waiting by the bakery, dozing at the afternoon pétanque, or part-abandoned … Continue reading

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Posts from the Var Side, 2016 – 4. Soaked Through but Happy

Midweek it’s raining and I’m all about thinking ‘cool days in hot countries’, and of course the cool of rain. The market in the morning, where the smells are very different in the wet air; less of fruit and more … Continue reading

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Posts from the Var Side, 2016 – 3. Painting Spaces

Walls. Walks. There come moments when it’s difficult to know how accidental any of this may be. But the town continues to reveal its art. Meanwhile I’m still trying to figure out the boats, their spaces. In other news, the … Continue reading

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