Président Macron yesterday evening, all the schools, crèches and university will be closed from Monday.
Meanwhile, in Italy the shape of things to come in other countries.
I’m cut again, this is the third time in 4 years… The connection seems to be working now but for how long? It is very unreliable. I having tried the numerous ‘trick’s I’ve learned for no result. Eventually after much ‘call later we are busy’ when trying the Orange.fr [English Language] help line, I spoke … Read more
Who has problems with social distancing? ‘The Blasted Oak'< , solitary, isolated in a crowded forest, old, atmospheric, mysterious. Painted plien aire, unrepeatable, 40 x 50 cm (16″ x 20″), available, £1,700. ex studio and frame, one of my best, any decent gallery would ask more. Web site pages completely updated The Forest of #Sivens, … Read more
Page updated, new info posted. Watching the power of nature, something city dwellers rarely do, does make me feel that like the old #Pharaoh we keep saying “NO ! Our planet & probably The Almighty are trying to tell us something. For sure, communities who don’t take #Corvid_19 seriously regardless of race or religion will … Read more
‘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
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/
What did you do today?
Today I revisited Castel de Brames near Gaillac.
“Ces images sont un vrai cadeau de Noël, et sous le sapin de Noël …” ~ meaning ?
Thus the story of my day begins to unfold …
For years the proprietor, Alain Boullenger has invited local artists to create a design for his wine bottle labels.
He has a collection of the bottles.
Alain had not asked me for a wine label design.
When I tentatively mentioned this he said he asked local artists but could not ask a “great artist“.
I was nonplussed.
One of my all time favourite villages of Bordeaux, beautiful, good people, fine wines and good food, who can ask for more?
Nothing to ‘wine’ about here at beautiful St Emilion.
Having painted here many times, I could if asked, easily put up an exhibition.
You can discover these rare paintings via my Saint Emilion page
A mini dinner party