Postcard from Le Perche

Good things take time. This is how Septime has successfully expanded its conscientious lifestyle empire over the years, from the rue de Charonne in Paris to the French countryside in Le Perche. Their hotel / “maison de campagne”, like everything they serve there, sprung very organically from a real estate opportunity and a desire to…

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French Summer part I: Domaine de la Partoucie

Like most French people, we spent our Summer holidays in France this year. Although we did succumb to the Parisians in Marseille cliché (more on that later) we also ventured out to other parts of France we would have never thought of visiting if it weren’t for our new strange reality. One of our favourite…

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Pays Basque

(Disclaimer : I meant to post this sooner, with higher quality photos, but WordPress has been impossible for 2 months so I just gave up…) My friend Christine jumps on every opportunity to head down to the well known region of “Pays Basque”. I now know why. Back in May (I know, it’s been a…

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More Nice on film

Something stupid happened: I dropped my Pentax (not from very high) on the carpet of my room. It works fine but the fall managed to disconnect the ISO/shutter speed button and the lightmeter meaning there was no way for me to know if my photos were properly exposed. So during my short stay in Nice,…

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