Leave me in Arcachon

My husband Fabien spent a great deal of his childhood summers in Arcachon, like many people from Southwest France. This beachside town reminds me vaguely of Carmel, with gorgeous buildings, manicured streets, and retirees enjoying the calm and leisurely pace year-round. I’d only stopped in Arcachon once before, on our way back from a road trip to San Sebastian; this time, Fabien wanted me to … Continue reading Leave me in Arcachon

Music Monday: Fréro Delavega

Jérémy Frérot and Florian Delavega are best known as the French duo Fréro Delavega, a pop-folk group that participated on France’s version of The Voice in 2014. After being eliminated in the quarterfinals, they released their self-titled album (which went triple platinum), and in 2015 released Des ombres et des lumières. I don’t remember how I heard about them but I really fell in love with … Continue reading Music Monday: Fréro Delavega