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Oppède: Domaine Les Roullets (au lieu d’un Gite)

Yes secrets black with wine, and gold with honey, landscapes of an almost brutal serenity piled one upon another with quixotic profusion, as if to provoke the historic confrontations which have made them significant, muddling up the sacred and the … Continue reading

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Lacoste: Tom Stoppard Property “Utopia” Gets New Owner, Encore Les Etrangers

In Lacoste, foreigners rule. The new residents of the fabulously dreamy property “Utopia,” hidden from view and nestled on the hillside near the crest of the hill on which Lacoste is perched, are non-French, including an American in a village … Continue reading

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Ridley Scott: Did the Film Pasha’s Six-Year Bust Up with an Organic Farmer Give Brits a Bad Rap in Provence?

Two weeks ago Rose Orset (picture), organic farmer cast as fringe-celebrity for starring in a long-running mis-en-scène orchestrated by the British pasha of film Ridley Scott, her neighbor in Oppède mind you, set up her stand at this season’s first … Continue reading

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