Uzes Market #Uzes @bfblogger2013
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On the Road in the South of France with Mon Fils

By Deborah Mon fils is visiting me in Uzes. Nothing could make me happier than to show him the sights and to introduce him to my new friends.First stop was Saturday market in Uzes. Even though the tourist season is over, the market this week was busy. Explore this Post …

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Le Mistral wind
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It’s A Blustery Day in France: Le Mistral

By Deborah When I was first considering the move to Uzes, France, a new friend mentioned the “wind” in the winter. Since she chooses to return to her home in London each year from late September until April, I figured the “wind” was a convenient… Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot …

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Cinema in Uzes @bfblogger2013
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Movie Night in Uzes: Carmen at the Met

By Deborah Somehow it seems strange to see a French opera, performed live in New York, broadcast live at a cinema in Uzes — with French subtitles. It was truly a memorable event. Carmen and more. Not only was it the first time I’ve seen the opera “Carmen” in full; …

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speak-french Bedding In French @bfBlogger2013
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I’m Still Not Learning French

By Deborah Bine Remember when I returned to France in April and promised I’d know French by Christmas? Here’s the update in mid October. Like those 20 pounds I was going to lose. It’s just not happening. Priorities Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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The French Farmer @BFBlogger2013
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The French Farmer

By Deborah The farmer who sells goat cheese at the Uzes Saturday Market is one of my favorite vendors. He’s certainly one of the most colorful. Last week he handed me an invitation to an event he stages each year at his farm. Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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Bedding In French @bfBlogger2013
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I’m Not Learning French

This article was previously published by Debby Bine (Barefoot Blogger) on her website.  She agreed to share it with Perfectly Provence readers as it is such a classic expat story… Learning to speak French is becoming an issue for me. Try as I may, it is a bit of a …

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Halloween Train @bfblogger2013
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Halloween Train to the Cevennes

By Deborah Barefoot Blogger to the Halloween train to the Cevennes. Nothing like a ride on a train to the Cevennes with a gazillion Halloween goblins! Happy Halloween! Check out the fun photos Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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Francois Lewandrowski collage #Artist #Uzes via @bfblogger2013
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Village Scenes in Uzes: One Crazy Good Artist

By Deborah Last Saturday afternoon one of the local artists in Uzes threw a soiree for a few friends and fans. Aside from celebrating the last days of his art exhibit, it was a crazy good party. Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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Nimes Corrida #Corrida #Bullfight #Nimes @bfblogger2013
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The Bullfight Corrida: A Dance with Death

By Deborah When I decided to move to France, bullfights never entered my mind. Who knew the traditionally Spanish events exist in the south of France? Years ago, I attended a bullfight in Spain. It was the “thing to do” for a 20-something college kid visiting Barcelona. All I remember …

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Barefoot BloggerTaste: Food & DrinkWines and Spirits of Provence

It’s Time to Make the Wine

By Deborah It’s time to make wine in France. Remember the TV ad for Dunkin’ Donuts: “It’s time to make the donuts!”  It’s time to make wine in France. Unusually cool weather over the summer months caused a late grape harvest. (“La vendange”) Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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