Our Renovation in Provence @CuriousProvence
Ashley Tinker

Our Renovation in Provence: The Builders Arrive

Contributor blog post by Ashley Tinker: Up until now, Robin has been doing all of the renovation to standard building codes (he has done some serious homework and seems to be the only person around here actually following the rules). We knew we would always need a little help with …

READ MORE  
palais-dessports-700
AixcentricWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Aix – Changes Happening in Spades

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: It’s the number of large cranes that give us a clue to the scale of the construction projects going on in Aix at the moment. Thirty projects are underway…Continue reading here for details on just ten of them including the building of a great new music venue, a …

READ MORE  
RD9 – Progress on Road near TGV station
AixcentricExplore

RD9 – Progress on Road near TGV station

Contributor blog post by Aixcentric: Driving down to the airport recently I noticed that work seems to be coming on well at the 3.6km road-widening chantier. It’s a notorious spot for fatal accidents (12 between 2004 and 2014) and rush-hour bottlenecks for the 40,000 motorists who use this road daily. So …

READ MORE  
Mirabeau Cronk Maison Tiles @MirabeauWine
Expat Living and Real EstateLiving in ProvenceMaison Mirabeau Wines

Finally in our own Maison en Provence

Contributor blog post by Jeany Cronk @MirabeauWine  As we know well from having read Peter Mayle’s tale of life and construction in Provence, nothing (apart from buying baguettes and Rosé) is ever easy in this neck of the woods. We do forget that construction is mostly a nightmare, wherever you are …

READ MORE  
Place des Precheurs Aix Centre-Ville @Aixcentric
AixcentricWhat's On Provence & Cote d'Azur

Aix Centre-Ville: More Regeneration

By aixcentric Now that the area around the Rotonde is sorted – and it does look lots better – the authorities have turned their attention to another large area ripe for regeneration: the places des Precheurs, Verdun and Madeleine as well as rue Thiers. There will be no more parking …

READ MORE