This is a pleasurable, surprising, sunshine-filled, leisurely, and -- dare I say it again -- charming book. It's a little dated, but retains its wonderful capacity to evoke a time and place filled with the sights, scents, and sounds of stone masons, oil presses, village fetes, kitchen knives, bursting gardens, market days, voluble peasants, and one indomitable Fiat
Lady Winifred Fortescue writes a charming tale, and at times, funny events evolve about the people of the Provence area. She, and her husband move from England to the beautiful countryside of Provence in the 1930's. Lady Winifred's paints the picture of the Provence area, as they are challenged in renovating their home . She shares many tales. A quick, fun read.