Early Morning in South West France Sky On Fire

How often do you see this? It was last Thursday, about 7 o’clock in the morning. And the sky was on fire. Just for 5 minutes or so. Then the sky went back to normal. Did it really happen?! Taken with my ipad3, Thursday, 25th October 2012. Fabre de Lagrange, 81140 Penne, France

Weekly Photo Challenge: Growth Tomatoes in SW France

Why can’t I grow tomatoes like this! Now you won’t find tomatoes like these in the supermarket! My neighbor Maurice, a spritely 82-year-old,  grew these in his vegetable garden across the road from our house deep in the heart of the countryside here in South West France. One of the advantages of living in South…