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Working in Provence

Provence Guru catches up with the architect who became a baker Pascal Coutaz gave up his career as an architect to bake bread. He will sell in Lourmarin market and from his shop in the old Lauris station on th...
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Book review – France a Modern History

France – A Modern History from the Revolution to the War with Terror, St Martin’s Press, November 2016 by Jonathan Fenby. review by Jamie Ivey France has been a confusing place to live over the past few years...
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Exclusive: The story of Homme au Journal

Provence art Gerard Isirdi speaks about the creation of an iconic Provence art image Visit a second home in Provence and you are more than likely to encounter the Homme au Journal poster of Gerard Isirdi. ...
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#Provence Art – Hotel Caumont, Aix en Provence

Provence Art Clara Dickson visits the new Hotel Caumont, cultural centre in Aix en Provence, and discovers a great new location for Provence Art and Culture There’s a first time for everything in life. I’ve n...
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Book review: A House Somewhere

Sometimes books just sit on a shelf. You dip into them, but the text never grabs you, and they return to their place. Such was the case with A House Somewhere a compendium of writing about life abroad with dive...