A month in the Dordogne was just the tonic I needed to step away from my life for a minute and reboot. To be honest, it was more fill my boots than reboot – with rosè, coffee, figs, cheese, croissants, chocolatines, baguettes, tomatoes, tapenade and the rest.
Posted by Family Affairs on 26-08-2019 in BLOG / REVIEWS / TRAVEL tagged with Dordogne / Eyemet / Family / Issigiac / rose Posted by Family Affairs on 20-08-2019 in BLOG / TRAVEL tagged with Carcassonne / France
We did a little road trip down to the South Of France from the Dordogne, stopping of in Carcassonne to spend the night. The Cité de Carcassonne in France is an outstanding example of a medieval fortified town and well worth a visit. Despite perhaps relying a little too heavily on tourism these days – the old area is very busy and commercial, if you have any children with a penchant for waving a wooden sword about and donning a tabard, then this is the place for you.
Posted by Family Affairs on 16-08-2019 in BLOG / TRAVEL tagged with Dordogne / France / Issigeac / Issigeac Market
Issigeac Market, Aquitaine in the Dordogne region of France is one of the most frequented of the Sunday markets and people come from far and wide. It really is one of the most quintessentially French markets you could hope to find and made even more spectacular by being hosted in one of the prettiest towns in the area, with a spectacular church in the main square.
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I think I might have previously mentioned that I started learning French two years ago with a friend, mainly in protest at my mother’s referendum vote. The problem is that it’s taking more time than I anticipated to be able to pack my bags and live confidently amongst the Parisians, […]
Posted by Family Affairs on 21-07-2019 in BLOG / REVIEWS tagged with Disney / The Lion King / The Lion King review
O.M.G. This is the most extraordinary piece of cinematography I have ever seen. I simply cannot imagine (until you sit through the endless rolling credits) just how huge the effort has been for Disney to produce a computer-generated, all animal film as good as this. It is truly humbling to […]
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Sussex Modern is a new collaboration of carefully curated galleries, artist houses, wineries and performance venues all designed to celebrate the county’s contribution to modern culture and to showcase the county’s natural landscape. Thirty six extraordinary spaces explore historic and contemporary stories of ‘making’ that reflect the essence of modern […]
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