Patterns, produce and poured concrete

Chard

My first week back in London has got off to a flying, albeit financially slow, start. For the uninitiated north London is the best part of this magnificent city and my local farmers market on Parliament Hill proves that you don’t have to live in the South of France to eat well.

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Expo Cycles Bédoin Ventoux

Tour de France yellow bike

On Sunday we went to visit Expo Cycles Bédoin Ventoux – the shonky (in the best sense of the word) private bicycle and cycling memorabilia collection of Lino Lazzerini, a man whose boyhood dream of being a professional cyclist transformed into a 50 year passion for all things velo, making him a well known and much liked figure in the area.

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Sault Market Mini Post

Patchwork fields on the road to Sault

Today was market day in Sault and the glorious Summer weather (34 degrees and climbing) seemed like reason enough to brave the hoards of cyclists, tourists and locals to see what I could find.

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LUMA Arles

LUMA Arles, Parc des Ateliers

On Monday I visited LUMA Arles, the latest arm of The LUMA Foundation whose aims (according to their website) are ‘to support the activities of independent artists and pioneers, as well as institutions working in the fields of art and photography, publishing, documentary and multimedia.’

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Picasso, MuCEM, Marseille

MuCem, Marseille

Marseille is a glorious city. I’m sure for some the lack of must-see monuments, museums, hotels and restaurants would be off putting but for me, a multi-cultured modernist metropolis by the sea, with a seemingly constant supply of sunshine is enough.

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