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In the Frame: Valentine’s Day… this is you 7 day warning!

Did you know that well known romantic, who preferred the chopping block to the divorce court, Henry VIII declared in 1537 that by Royal Charter that all England would celebrate 14th February as St Valentine’s Day. Photo taken during the Lyon … Continue reading

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In the Frame: David Enjalran

This is David Enjalran, the owner and chef of L’Esprint du Vin in Albi, just after he was asked if he would like a second Michelin Star.  The answer was this huge smile and “who wouldn’t”. David was awarded his first … Continue reading

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Dreaming of The Tarn

When my colleague headed off to The Tarn in Midi-Pyrénées, France, with a media group, I decided to revisit the highlights of my own visit last year. First up, Cordes-sur-Ciel – the medieval bastide that is located so high up, on … Continue reading

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An artist’s progress in the Midi-Pyrénées

As a fine artist who is inspired by looking at other artwork, imagine the pleasure I took on a recent visit to The Tarn and Averyon areas of Midi-Pyrénées, France.  I was spoilt.  I admit it – taken around some of the finest … Continue reading

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Five things to do in Albi, Tarn, Midi-Pyrénées

Knowledge of an area sometimes does not prepare you for its staggering and unexpected beauty. Thus it was so, for me, with Albi, a medieval town within the Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees. (Flydrive to Toulouse from the UK with easyJet and smooth … Continue reading

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The view from my hotel: Albi, Tarn, Midi-Pyrenees

Flying into Toulouse recently (direct flights with easyJet from the UK to Toulouse-Blagnac), my mission, to find out more about the Tarn area of Midi-Pyrenees, I have completely fallen for the medieval city of Albi.  How could you not do … Continue reading

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