A visit to the market in the Loire Valley

We’re back in the Loire Valley for a couple of weeks, enjoying the country air, but not the weather, as it’s currently quite grey and flooded everywhere. On Sunday, we visited one of our local markets in Chinon to stock up for the week. These white asparagus were a third of the price of those […]

Long “Pont” weekend in France

We’re at my husband’s family house in the Loire Valley as this is a “Pont” weekend in France, which means that as yesterday and today are holidays, people often take Friday off as well to create a bridge (“pont”) to the weekend. It’s wonderful being away and as soon as we arrived we went for […]