Wine: Chasing the dream

Provence wine Provence wine: At the beginning of this year William Chase of Tyrrell’s crisp fame purchased French vineyard for sale, Chateau Constantine Chevalier just outside Lourmarin. However, Provençal vi...

Marseille: The accidental bouliste

Dave Lewis gets lost on the way to Les Calanques and inadvertently discovers the world's largest boule tournament   Residents warned me about Marseille. Hold on to your wallet. Hold on to your wife. ...
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Resto Review: St Remy de Provence

Julie Mautner of the Provence Post reviews Da Peppe in St. Remy De Provence After many years on a prominent corner next to the cinema in St. Remy,  the restaurant La France gasped its last breath this winter...

Blog: Meet the Neighbours II

A touching family portrait from the snail colony As has already been noted in this blog, Chez Guru we have excellent relations with les voisins. We watch each other’s house for raiding parties of Marseillai...

Blog: Guru hits the big time

It’s early in May and the Cannes film festival has just started. Imagine the scene in some A-list Hollywood agency. A junior employee sits at her desk munching a lettuce leave. View of the citadel from C...
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Resto Review: Going Corse in Lourmarin

Perestrello Geller eats at Cafe de La Fontaine, Lourmarin  ***** Mistral Proof dining Price - €90 for two, with shared starter, mains, and shared cheese board, and a bottle of Corsican pink. Photo of ...