Important?

This might be important :
App to Warn Users of #Coronavirus Cases.
A new Israeli app can instantly tell users if they have crossed paths with someone known to have been infected with the coronavirus.
For more info try searching “#HaMagen”, #Israel.
In Hebrew Ha magen translates as ‘The Shield’.

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Golden Days

‘Golden Days’ This fine #painting seems to me appropriate as friends close ranks and keep in touch more these days. This enchanted #painting, #Goldendays that so many people relate to is an absolute bargain < available, £2,000., measures 61 x 91 cm (24″ x 36″) ~ 🙂 Discover more at Purchase Now with Paypal or bank … Read more

L’Occitane

Today I was asked one of those questions that
1. is so good I’d thought it should be shared.
2. I only know part of the answer so maybe you can tell me more?
My good friends of many years Sue and Edwin Morton who live in Canada asked, or at least, Edwin asked “isn’t Occitainie an administrative region in France? May have the ranking wrong”.
Sunrise 6 August
I responded with :

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A New Sunrise

My #painting “Sunrise 4th August”, new on my web site, one of a remarkable series yet to be exhibited. A mysterious sunrise rich with the promise of a new day, a painting by Gordon Frickers, measures 30 x 40 cm (12″ x 16″), yours for £850. Purchase Now  with Paypal or bank to bank One … Read more

Surprising wine

France’s most surprising wine, Gaillac wine; secret, seductive, at the heart of old l’Occitane, ~ “The Gaillac Collection“.   Welcome aboard: introducing a region many call “a paradise on Earth” with wines and foods to match. Some surprising paintings too !   Page thoroughly updated https://artfrickers.com/s-w-france/gaillac/

Trees, impossible?

Here’s something to cheer us up, this delightful painting, while we are thinking of the terrible forest fires in Australia and California, with deepest sympathy for the victims, their families and so many animals…   One of my “Forest Project”, a remarkable colour experiment series made on location SW #France. Trees in a Breeze [3], … Read more

A rare chance

A bit of fun, a rare chance to view…
This morning I visited the elegant chateau de Saurs with my painting at the request of the owner.
He has asked that I leave my painting in his reception for visitors to enjoy and possibly acquire.
Chateau de Saurs foyer with my painting
 
We can do this as it is unlikely I’ll re exhibit The Gaillac Collection https://artfrickers.com/s-w-france/gaillac/ before next summer.
Château de Saurs
As yet I don’t even have a venue in mind so there is an opportunity for you !

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Champagne, origins

Gaillac and Castel de Brames have several surprises for the world.
Only the Champagne department, is allowed by law to call its wines Champagne.
However, at Castel de Brames, Alain Boullenger makes fine a sparking wine using the ancient method from which Champagne originated.
 
In his gift box given to me, Alain has included 2 bottles for lucky me 😀!
 
The origins of Champagne…
Long ago there was a monk who worked with the Gaillac wines at the Abbaye Saint Michele ….
about Champagne
Abbaye Saint Michel, Gaillac

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