Just Merveilleux?

Life at № 42

Monthly Archives: October, 2015

A warm autumn day in southwest France

  The temperature’s a lovely 20 degrees, the sun is out- and so we took the dogs for a walk just outside Mazamet. Total peace and quiet. Superb.   

October 31, 2015 · 19 Comments

Yael Naim

It’s called Lonely. Magnificent.

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Intimate dinner

We had a couple of friends over for a terribly informal dinner last night. As the dining room is still not done we put a table in the grey salon. It … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · 15 Comments

I Dream of Jeannie, Garden Version

Just merveilleux, really. Most of the work was done by yesterday afternoon. And before I knew it, it looked like this: I was planning a round wrought iron bench around … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · 23 Comments

Landscaping at Number 42

The sprinkler system is in: Olivier has now finished removing all of the old lawn and he’s levelled the land. The border for the driveway is now in place, and the … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · 11 Comments

That was quick

The last post made me go through the pictures since our arrival. The first night here was Monday, March 9th. As the gates opened I was in absolute awe of the … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · 12 Comments

Autumn, Graffiti and Other Things

Autumn is firmly here, the colours are amazing. This is on the road between Castres and Mazamet: On the way out the other day, I noticed there’s graffiti in our … Continue reading

October 12, 2015 · 21 Comments

The Shark Tank; A Sigh of Relief

I’ve been reading the Spanish newspapers during the past days and feeling an enormous amount of relief- in regards to being where I am now. I feel safe in a way … Continue reading

October 6, 2015 · 13 Comments

Bedroom progress

The bedside chests are mirrored, art-deco style. The bedding is Christian Lacroix.  Lamps arrived- still waiting on the Tibetan rug. Haven’t decided which paintings go where. We also got a … Continue reading

October 2, 2015 · 18 Comments