Castle Mayragues (Château de Mayragues)

Mayragues today’s agenda including a visit to the 12 th century Château.

Mayrages that is, and my friend, proprietor Alan Geddes.

Mayragues,
Chateau Mayragues,

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Chateau Mayragues
Mayragues, Château
This in part to buy some of their fabulous wine.
Mayragues is documented to have been wine making since at least 1609.
Expect something special !

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Castelnau

Castelenau de Montmiral Summer Offers from £1,500 or €, 40 x 50 cm (15¾” x 19¾”), These Castelenau paintings combine many techniques, including abstract passages, spatula work, glazing and thus represents fine examples of this versatile artist’s work and for you, very sound investments. Castelnau as painted here is one of many of experimental paintings … Read more

Soup with Francis

A lunch with the brilliant Francis Pratt, potato, leek and broccoli soup, salad and a few other goodies the best of which is our conversations. I met Francis when realising I have very odd colour vision, ‘special eyes’ or ‘colour blind’ being two extremes of description, I first attended his Painting School of Montmiral way … Read more

Arrived safe, ish

Wish you where here ?

After an 8 hr 45 minute drive I arrived safely at the house of my friend Hervé Boitel in the Tarn department.

I drove through a mixture of heavy rain and bright sunshine, yet again wishing I had a co driver.

We have to make the best of what we have don’t we?

I stopped en route at the Aire de Vendee and as it was raining in fair imitation of a tropical downpour and chilly too, I ignored my salmon and mayo sandwiches and treated myself to a nice hot meal.

My mostly very good driving record was blotted for me by my car being side swiped in heavy traffic on the Bordeaux periferique by a driver who did not stop.

That will set me back 90 € for the damage excess on my insurance …

Such is life, I’m shipshape and the car will benefit from a respray on that side.

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