The early part of the week saw the various mates and partners of the younger generation leaving for the UK and preparations went into full swing for the arrival of the Ululapa crew – hungry, happy and dare we say it, thirsty.

Provence in moving into holiday mode. The lavendar is out, the sunflowers are starting to peep through the green fields and the vines have been prepared and now ‘nature takes it’s course’.

The markets are ablaze with colour, music, great food and drink and, fortunately (or unfortunately depending on your perspective) less flooded with tourists than in previous years.

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[St Remy market – in full cry]

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[a small casual repast for the Ululapa crew]


[we lag, we eat, we lag, we eat]

Sunday’s now traditional lunch at Le Petit Jardin was celebrated with champagne, courtesy of Pappa. His debt? Losing a bet on the Wallabies vs France match –


[Pappa in full cry]


[the lavendar is coming – pic taken at the famous Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque]

Shopping has moved into full swing and it is essential that ATMs are within an arm’s length of every one of the crew. The boys spend a considerable time outside the shops – however, the world can be assured, we have every problem known to man discussed, debated and resolved.


[the world in OK, relax]

A bientot

Lovonne and Simon


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