All posts on October 2014


Vineyards by the pond at Cornerstone, Sonoma Valley, California
CaliforniaExploreNapa & Sonoma Wine Country

Autumn, amongst the vines of Sonoma Valley

Sonoma County, California on a late October afternoon. Rows upon rows of golden, burnt umber vines stretching along the valley and over the hillsides. Overhead, a deep, sapphire sky, kissed every so often with small puffs of cotton wool clouds. …

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Isidri Gallery, Lourmarin, Luberon, Provence, France
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Deborah Lawrenson and Isidri

Isirdi: a Lourmarin artist by Deborah Lawrenson October 27th 2014 Deborah wrote: Some years ago now we found this picture. It’s painted over the front page of La Provence, the local newspaper, and was hidden away in our bergerie. It is one of …

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Recipes to warm your heart and soul

Spoiled as we are by the continuing warm weather in Northern California, there are still signs everywhere that Autumn has danced her way back into our lives. Leaves carpeting the ground, acorns scattered below the trees and a distinct chill …

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In Market Hall, Rockridge, Gourmet Grocery store, Oakland, California
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A visit to Market Hall in Rockridge, expect the unexpected!

I have found in life that things often happen when you least expect them. Yesterday morning I stopped in a wonderful store, I am seldom in the neighborhood to visit, Market Hall in Rockridge, (just along College Avenue from Berkeley) As soon …

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