Taking Root In Provence – France Book Tours

It’s always a pleasure to have friends drop by the blog! The multi-talented Anne-Marie Simons and her husband Oscar, who is … hold your breath, ladies … an expert on Provençal cooking, paid a visit here last June. They  shared their experience of retiring and relocating from the States to Aix-En-Provence in the south of France.Continue reading “Taking Root In Provence – France Book Tours”

Paulita Kincer’s Book Tour …

Say bonjour to writer and blogger Paulita Kincer, another woman who shares my love of France.  She has traveled there many times and still finds more to lure her back. Paulita has an M.A. in journalism from American University and currently teaches college English  in Columbus, Ohio, where she lives with her three teenagers, two cats and oneContinue reading “Paulita Kincer’s Book Tour …”

Vive La Différence!

If it’s Friday, it must be France … It’s a pleasure to welcome Anne-Marie Simons to this spot today. She and her husband, Oscar, left Washington, DC, in 1998 in search of the perfect place to retire. They settled in beautiful Aix-En-Provence and are living my dream. Anne-Marie is a vibrant and energetic woman andContinue reading “Vive La Différence!”

Meet Claire McAlpine, Reviewer Extraordinaire

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Last Friday we spent some time in beautiful Aix-En-Provence. Today I want to introduce you to a young writer and reviewer living there. I’ve been following her blog, Word By Word, for a while now and I’m sure you are going to want to add it toContinue reading “Meet Claire McAlpine, Reviewer Extraordinaire”

Spend a few minutes in Aix-En-Provence…

If it’s Friday, it must be France … Today I’m fantasizing about the beautiful, historical centre of Aix-En-Provence, since the main character in my new novel is hanging out there at the moment. I’m curious to see what’s going to play out there for her so can’t stay on the blog too long … That’sContinue reading “Spend a few minutes in Aix-En-Provence…”