Last April I came across some of the famous Santons de Provence in a shop window in Vence, Départment Alpes-Maritimes. No doubt you fondly remember that post and its follow-up. Imagine my surprise, when I discovered a Santon crèche arrangement of epic proportions right here in Saintes in the cathedral of St. Pierre, which, by the way, […]Read more "The Plywood Saints of Saintes"
On January 12, 2012, I narrated the tale of the slightly late arrival of our fantastic Christmas package (Ho Ho Ho – sólo un poco tarde). We enjoyed my friend Patrizia’s gifts so very much, but she was saddened, because items appeared to be missing from her care package. We speculated freely about a sweet-toothed customs agent, who […]Read more "Ho Ho Ho – A Bona Fida Full Term Delivery"