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Lourmarin: Peter Mayle’s Unavoidably Poignant Dedication to Winemaker Allen Chevalier in “The Marseille Caper”

When PVB commented on a restaurant mentioned in “The Marseille Caper,” a few readers inquired about the background of Allen Chevalier, the object of Peter Mayle’s unavoidably poignant dedication:  “To the loving memory of Allen Chevalier, A good friend who … 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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