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 Blogger Wine Harvest #Wine #Provence #France
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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Gordes Market day #Gordes #Provence #Markets @bfblogger2013
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Lost in the Luberon: Gordes, Goult and Menerbes

By Deborah Bine When I learned my hometown friend, whom I hadn’t seen in 40 years, was coming to visit me in Uzes, right away I started planning her trip. One that we’d both enjoy. Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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Canal L’isle Sur la Sorgue Provence @Bfblogger2013
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A Sunday in Provence: L’isle Sur la Sorgue

By Deborah Bine L’isle Sur la Sorgue is now one of my “best favorite places”to visit and to show off to guests who want to wander through Provence Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger     

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Feria du Riz in Arles #Arles #Provence @BFblogger2013
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Arles’ Feria du Riz: Bullfights and Fanfare

By Deborah Bine I’m deliberately attending as many types of events that feature bulls as the main attraction as possible. It’s becoming an obsession. Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger     

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Barefoot BloggerLifestyle: Art & CultureShopping & Gifts from the South of France

French Bobo Fashion for Fall: A New Look from Long Ago

By Deborah Bine As published in France Today There’s a dress shop in the village square of my adopted home in France where finding what’s new in fall fashions takes you back a century or two. A visit to the store reminds you of rummaging through your grandmother’s closet, or …

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