#Provence Lifestyle – How to rid yourself of boar

I recently made a resolution to become more involved in the local community. I thought I might join the boule club, or pull on some Lycra with the weekend peloton boys. Instead, by chance, I’ve become part of a...

The last of the summer truffles….

This post first appeared as Provence diary by Thierry de Buoux in the Riviera Reporter Over here. You are supposed to be a hyper sensitive sniffing machine and you’re going the wrong way. That’s better, now di...

Lifestyle: French v English parenting

Parenting in Provence A few years back New Yorker Pamela Druckerman wrote a best-selling book called French children don’t throw food. The thesis behind the book – based on Druckerman’s experiences living in P...

Provence Lifestyle – The Mayor

This post was first published in the Riviera Reporter as Provence diary. Nearly eight years ago I was first introduced to the Mayor of our village. The meeting was an uncomfortable one. Even back then the Mayo...