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Veggie gardens and manure. (Potagers and cow pooh!)

Spring has arrived for real in the Gorges and temperatures seem to be consistently 2-5deg. higher down here (the village is about 250m above sea level). And it seems the warmer temperatures have encouraged les Spontourcois to grab their spades and get gardening…

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Friends, fromage and a French funeral

We’re already four weeks into our 8-week French summer working holiday, combining more property tidying and regular workaday-working. We have scorching dry weather, and a storm or two with even hotter weather on the way! Our lawn is brown and crunchy and our lettuce is wilting…

Summer wine
Magic! Making wine appear…then disappear!

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