Jean Giono’s Legacy

I am frequently asked who my favourite writers are; authors I return to time and time again. One of the first who springs to mind is Jean Giono. Son of a cobbler and a laundress, he is a Provençal writer… Continue reading

June

Hello to you all,

I am writing this from our home/office up north, east of Paris. The pic above was taken at the farm last week. We’ll be back down at the farm after the weekend.

It’s mighty hot here… Continue reading

Easter

Dear friends,

I am waving a hello from the Olive Farm where we are in our fourth week of lockdown.

In spite of the horrific virus that has led us all to be isolated from one another, there are positives… Continue reading

Memoir Workshop

Last Week of May in Listowel, Kerry, Ireland. There are still a few places left on my workshop in Listowel at the end of May. We had a wonderful time last year. If you are in Ireland and fancy joining… Continue reading

The Olive Farm

Champs Elysees at midnight

It is very dark here and silent. Very early morning. I am up and at my desk before dawn. The quietude here seems a long way away from the frenzy of Christmas and holidays and shopping.… Continue reading

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