Where are our retreats?

Exploring the Dordogne this winter has discovered true love in me for this part of the world. There is great contrast between the seasonal experiences of this special place. Out of season raw beauty is offered without adornment, a clear view with priceless stillness, silence and expansive space. The light and colours brighter than summer […]

Cycling in the Dordogne

  This feels truly free. Beautiful blue skies wash a spectacular richness of colour over the earth, empty tracks weave all over the countryside allowing me to savour every view. I cycle through vineyards, valleys, around aquamarine lakes, through medieval hamlets and past shuttered farmhouse after farmhouse. I feel like I am pedaling through an […]