Boutis

Boutis

No, that’s not French for the wee things you stick on babies’ feet, they’re quilts.  Did you know the Provencale have been at this since the 15th Century?  As far back as 1426 there was a quilt found in the house inventory at the Chateau Des Baux. You know...
Random Thursday

Random Thursday

The French traffic edition this week. 1.  I was more than a little amused to note that the French like to hand out lectures on their road signs as well, although they tend more towards the mathematical equation approach: Speed + too close = danger! There was also...
Work In Progress Wednesday

Work In Progress Wednesday

Not a huge deal to report this week, in fact, I’ll have to pull my socks up for next week too – ahhh, such is life when you’re on your hols! Finishes This Week: Absolutely none In Progress This Week: I’ve done a little bit of this: And a little...
Getting Our Culture On

Getting Our Culture On

We’ve been getting our culture on today over at the Carriers De Lumieres in Les Baux.  It’s an amazing light show projected onto the walls of the old limestone quarries, and each year there is a different theme.  This year it’s the...
The Question Du Jour

The Question Du Jour

Which of these do you think I should work on first?  I don’t think either of them will become either a bag or a cushion as illustrated, but I do rather like them both… Answers on a postcard please!