Category Archives: Heather’s musings

The master’s masterpiece

It was great following Van Gogh and Cezanne, but I kept thinking about ‘the one that got away’… Matisse’s chapel at Vence. So early one morning we set off, retracing our tracks back towards Nice. This time we took the … Continue reading

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Seeking Cézanne in Aix

When I was in Aix, I thought I would be better off elsewhere. Now that I’m here, I miss Aix… When you’re born there, that’s it, nothing else appeals. Paul Cézanne in letter to Phillippe Solari Everyone loves Aix-en-Provence! It … Continue reading

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Following Vincent through Arles

Arles has all these great self guided ‘walks’ you can do that are theme based – Antique, Medieval, Renaissance and classical, World Heritage, and Vincent Van Gogh! This was a must for me. I love Van Gogh’s expressiveness, his use … Continue reading

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Sculpture at Les Arques

Making the most of a long summer evening, on the way back from Domme we called in at Les Arques. Another small village in the Lot, with only a 1 leaf rating as a Fleuri village (1 out of 4) … Continue reading

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Au revoir Nice…

We bade a fond farewell to Nice and Anne-Marie who had had the mobile phone surgically removed. Heather was sad to leave Nice. There were still galleries she hadn’t been able to see, and more to explore, and she loved … Continue reading

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