Book Review Drawing Lessons
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Book Review Drawing Lessons by Patricia Sands a Journey in Provence

Lunch with a girlfriend is always a treat, but the chance to visit with Patricia Sands twice during her stay in Provence was a gift. On the first occasion, we met at Cuisine de Comptoir, in Arles, a down-to-earth restaurant that serves tartines (open face sandwiches) on pain Poilâne (a …

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Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

My Good Life in France In Pursuit of the Rural Dream a Book Review

Although I have yet to meet Janine Marsh in person (and I do hope it happens one day), I can say with 100% confidence that she is funny, humble and slightly crazy. During summer months, it hardly rains in Provence, so I happily took advantage of a rainy day to …

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Beginner's Guide French Riviera by Mary Kay Seales
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureMary Kay Seales

The Beginner’s Guide to the French Riviera: Stop Dreaming and Start Packing

Book Review: “The Beginner’s Guide to the French Riviera“ from French Press Travel Books 2016 After 17 years of traveling to the French Riviera, every summer, and one very interesting winter and spring, and after being the go-to person among my friends and colleagues for advice about traveling to Paris and …

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Death on the Riviera #Book @MaryJaneDeeb
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureMary Jane Deeb

Book Review: Death on the Riviera

The following post is an interesting book review by Mary Jane on Death on the Riviera by John Bude, Poisoned Pen Press in Association with the British Library, Scottsdale, Arizona, 2016. Being a fan of mysteries, and an amateur mystery writer myself, I like to check out what is being published …

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Patricia Wells The Cookbook @MaryJaneDeeb
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureMary Jane Deeb

Review of Patricia Wells’ The Provence Cookbook

Book review of Patricia Wells’ The Provence Cookbook: 175 Recipes and a Select Guide to the Markets, Shops, & Restaurants of France’s Sunny South, Harper Collins Publishers, First Edition, New York, 2004. When I was a college professor, I used to tell my students that early on in their lives …

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Living in Provence #book #BookReview #Provence @MaryJaneDeeb
Books on ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureMary Jane Deeb

Book Review: Living in Provence

This beautiful art book illustrates the many different ways people choose to live in Provence. It is part of a “Living in…” series of publications about living in different parts of the world including places like Tuscany or Bali. This particular volume was published in 2012 to celebrate the 25th …

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