Book Review: Passion for Provence by Gayle Smith Padgett
Contributor blog post by Aixcentric:
Provence. Its powerful image enchants people worldwide, and many, inspired by the wonderful Peter Mayle, actually come to live here; and also, inspired by ‘A Year in Provence’ decide that they too have a story to tell. Most are remarkably different. Some arrive to transform crumbling chateaux, with either lots of money or their own bare hands; others take on olive groves, B&Bs, camp-sites, tea-shops, book-shops; all have different ways of tackling French and the challenges of life here.
…Continue reading here for Lynne’s review of Passion for Provence: 22 Keys to La Belle Vie a memoir by American Gayle Smith Padgett. Read about this couple’s long love affair with Provence and eventual move to the Alpilles. The book is available from Amazon.