Beautiful finds / 23.06.2017

Before I knew my British partner I didn’t really know the UK. Yes, of course I had visited London a few times, just for business and holiday weekends. My partner is born and raised in Kent. He comes from a town about 45 minutes by train to London. During our first two years together I have spent a lot of time in the UK and I really had a chance to get to know the way of life there much better. First of all, the supermarkets. Anything you can...

Recipes / 16.06.2017

With the beginning of the summer just around the corner and the very nice weather of these last few weeks, the market stalls are overflowing with fresh summer fruits. Peaches, watermelon, strawberries and of course apricots. Some years the apricots are quite small and difficult to ripen, but this year it's difficult to tell the difference between apricots and nectarines. They are big, juicy and colourful. Time to make apricot jam!! For me its like 'putting a touch of summer in a jar' to be able to enjoy...

French lifestyle / 09.06.2017

Living in Lorgues not only means living in between vineyards and beautiful French country side, but also means living at an hour or less away to some of the coolest places in the South of France. Cannes, Aix-en-Provence, Gorges du Verdon and of course, Saint-Tropez. A few years ago I was asked by a magazine to write a few articles about Saint-Tropez and what you need to see when you go there. I now like to share again with you all the special things that are a definite...