All posts on November 2014


Cassis harbour, Provence, France
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Travel France Online publishes my post about Cassis

Shutters and Sunflowers’ article about Cassis has just been published by ‘Travel France Online’ the excellent, free, online travel resource founded by Diane de la Guillermie which in her words, aims ‘……..to help you discover and enjoy French history and …

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A day in Oxfordshire England at Thanksgiving
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Spending a day in Oxfordshire, England on Thanksgiving week

It is strange this week to be in England as Thanksgiving is almost upon us. Here there is no ‘Thanksgiving’ anywhere, just lots of ‘Christmas’! I’m not rushing around food shopping or thinking about how I am going to decorate …

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Christmas shopping at Prescence gift shop in Danville
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Christmas Shopping in Danville

There is something special about this time of year, a mystical wonder in the air, the anticipation of the season. Daylight fades much earlier, evenings are longer, there is a distinct chill at night and early mornings are fresh and …

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Hartz Avenue, Danville, California, USA
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Danville, the place we call home

Recently I have been busy networking with other writers, talking mostly about Provence. When the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce tweeted about me last week they referred to Shutters and Sunflowers as ‘a fun Franco British blog with a US flavor’. …

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L'Abbaye Notre-Dame de Sénanque, Gordes, Luberon, Provence
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Travel France online ~ posts my article about L’Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque

Travel France Online  is, in the words of its founder, Parisien, Diane de la Guillermie:  ‘a free online travel resource……..to help you discover and enjoy French history and culture’. Having traveled extensively herself, Diane established this guide to share perspectives about French history …

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View of Lourmarin Village, Luberon, Provence, France
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An Interview with Belle Provence Travels

Shutters and Sunflowers’ interview with Tuula from Belle Provence Travels ~ November 5th 2014, Tuula wrote: Hello dear readers from a very wet and rainy south of France. It’s been a stormy week and it looks as if those fall temperatures …

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