When we drove to Provence last week, we took the road sandwiched between the Alps on one side and the Massif Central on the other (the volcano region where we went last year in Auvergne).
You’ll wonder why I’m doing a post on Grenoble when we were just in Provence, but the truth is we couldn’t get so close to the Alps without passing through Sir’s auntie and uncle on the way home.
The house that was featured in a French version of Home & Garden.
that has been converted into apartments
(Sir’s uncle by marriage is from a long line of doctors and one of his patients gave him a precious historical gift out of her gratitude for his work. When the Bolshevik revolution occurred in Russia in 1917, her family of aristocrats had their house taken by storm and were ordered to pack their clothes and go. Her father asked if he could take the household icons, and was allowed, but not before the revolutionary blinded the image of Jesus and shot the frame).
Mm. This is as good as it gets for these cherubs, I fear.
but I …
And then we went home.