presentation-alleesTo celebrate its 10th anniversary (unbelievable!), Les Allées Provencales have a programme of free workshops each afternoon this week, 14-19:00hrs. Continue Reading »

IMG_5697The detailed routes for the 2014 Tour de France are now online and as suspected it won’t be coming anywhere near Aix this time; we can’t complain though having had such a grandstand view last year.  But there will be Continue Reading »

Vulgaire!  was one tart comment in the Visitors’ Book; ’50 nuances de gris en photographie’ complained another visitor.  And, exploring the exhibition ‘Lucien Clergue…a corps et ame’, I wasn’t surprised at these reactions.

Clergue has taken photos of naked women usually in a state of self-induced excitement Continue Reading »

The title of this tiny resto perfectly sums up its offer.IMG_7260

Breton Delphine has two hot-plates from which she produces a never-ending stream of savoury galettes and sweet crepes.

It’s a very Continue Reading »

It looks as though we are in for two rainy days over Easter.  A good time to hibernate with an enjoyable book - the Book In Bar English Book Club has published its choices for April and May. 

reluctantfundamentalistThe Reluctant Fundamentalist is a page-turner which can be read in one session. It tells of the radicalisation of a young Muslim high-flyer in New York. To be discussed on Thursday April 24th at 17:30. 

The book for May Continue Reading »

…the Tyrannosaurus of Trets and the interior of the Hotel Boyer d’Eguilles as the Muséum d’histoire naturelle closes on 22nd April.

Tyrannosaurus-Rex-001The museum has been Continue Reading »

These things are puzzling me – can anyone help? Continue Reading »