August 2006 

Late Summer.  Warm days, long evenings, green and leafy countryside………

 

 

bikeLong rides on Gypsy… tour2along the route of the Tour de France which had zoomed through Guémené in July.

hydrangeasHydrangeas and lavender from the garden

 

geraniumsGeraniums on the windowsill

The renovation of the15th century house across the street is almost complete

boulangerie2and the the boulangerie a few doors up, previously a lovely soft pink colour, is being repainted in a bright yellow with orange highlights……everyone is extremely and truly interested in the change.

 

view2summer view from the terrace

 

 

barn….looking at the silhouette of the old barn chimney with its one remaining top stone against the fading sky

 

 

Then to Provence for a painting workshop with John Lovett ……in Arles

avignon%20doorand Avignon…………….”Doorway in Avignonavignon%20door

 

pontdugard and the magnificent Roman Pont du Gard.

 

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