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In The Frame: All aboard the Violet Barge

For this episode “In The Frame” we bring you La Maison de la Violette”. In July 2000, Helen Vié opened “La Maison de la Violette” on board a barge anchored on the Canal du Midi, to celebrate the delicate flower that … Continue reading

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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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In the Frame: The Chef’s Brigade – La Table du Sommelier

This is the chef’s brigade from La Table du Sommelier in Albi, The Tarn in Midi-Pyrénées.  Why have I chosen this as one of my favourite images?  Well – it has a kind of dynamism – it shows a team that … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Abbey Road

Having just had the privilege of visiting behind the scenes at Abbey Road, our In the Frame for today is one of their own clever shots.  This just speaks to us of the history of this Grade II listed studio … Continue reading

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Travel Facts#4: The Toulouse Violet Barge

There is a legend that circulates among the growers of violets. The legend says that a young market gardener, a soldier of the Empire, returned from Italy with a handful of violets. He offered the plants to his lovely lady … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Château du Bosc

For this episode of “In the Frame” we are paying a visit to the the quiet French village of Naucelle in the Aveyron – neighboring The Tarn. It is here that the childhood home of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec can be found, … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Balinese Statues

For me, this image of a statue seen at Four Seasons Resort Bali at Jimbaran Bay is indicative of the ancient mysticism that seems to pervade Bali:  his role, being to protect the guests at this beautiful resort. How appropriate therefore that he … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Weighing Up The Odds

This year Fairmont Hotel & Resorts went to the races, and for me there is no better way to sum up the Pimms, Panamas and Panache of Glorious Goodwood, than this behatted gentleman weighing up the odds. Contributor: Alexandra Pinhorn … Continue reading

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In the Frame: Dalyan Rock Tombs

While travelling in Turkey this year I was lucky enough to come across the spectacular rock-cut Dalyan tombs. This group of 4th century BC tombs – including the largest, unfinished one – have borne dumb witnesses to the events throughout … Continue reading

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