Do you read the wonderful blog, French Essence? It’s written by Vicki Archer, an Australian ex-pat, now living in France. She’s got an amazing eye and a way with words.Vicki’s book, French Essence, Ambience, Beauty and Style in Provence, has just been published in the US by Penguin Books. You can either try and win a copy on Vicki’s blog, French Essence, or buy a copy here.
Her first book, My French Life, chronicles Vicki’s adventures in restoring a seventeenth-century property in Saint-Remy-de-Provence. Earlier this summer, Vicki kindly send me a photograph of a pig that she’d spotted in a brocante market in Provence. She’s that kind of person – warm, generous and brilliant!
If you’re not already reading it, bookmark French Essence as a fabulous place to visit… and linger.