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Antiqueing with Honor by Imogen Jamieson

Written by on April 24, 2016 in Blog
Antiqueing with Honor by Imogen Jamieson

With a glimmer of the sun and the promise of warmer weather here in the UK, I have been wistfully thinking about my friend Honor at Maison de la Roche and recalling that although we have spent many happy hours together over the years, we have never ever ever been antique-ing. Down in the Languedoc, […]

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BASTILLE DAY JULY 24TH

Written by on April 16, 2016 in Blog
BASTILLE DAY JULY 24TH

THE MOST AWESOME FIREWORK DISPLAY YOU WILL EVER SEE CARCASSONNE JULY 2016 Not to be missed Undoubtedly THE best firework display I have ever ever seen and these photos can not do it justice. To get here we followed a convoy of cars to find the last parking spots in Carcassonne (The city was blocked […]

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The Languedoc, as pretty as a picture

Written by on February 3, 2016 in Blog
The Languedoc, as pretty as a picture

One of the other prehaps lesser known secrets of the Languedoc is the number of famous artists that were drawn to the area to capture its magic in their water colours, artists such as Gaughin, Toulouse Lautrec, Matisse and Picasso to name but a few were inspired by the breathtaking colours, open spaces, the sparkling […]

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Experience the magic of the Carnival de Limoux

Written by on January 20, 2016 in Blog
Experience the magic of the Carnival de Limoux

    Throughout the month right through until Easter, the beautiful medieval city of Limoux comes alive with the sights and sounds of Carnival. It is conducted in Occitan, the traditional language of the area. Limoux’s carnival is for everyone to participate in. The parade is made up guilds and ‘goudil’s clowns and ordinary people. […]

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