Amanda on April 25th, 2008
Hisqua

Hisqua

The panoramic view from my terrace stretches for thirty kilometres, across immaculately tended vineyards, huddled villages, river valleys and great sweeps of forested landscape. In the far distance, if your eyesight is pretty good, you can just make out the tower at Tournon D’Agenais. Naturally the house is on the side of a steep hill, and yesterday, as I was out pruning my lemon trees and trying to coax the oleanders into a little more effort, my only company appeared to come from a pair of buzzards riding the thermals. Warm spring breezes drifted across my overgrown garden as I carefully tended the riotously blossoming orange tree on the corner, and I blissfully inhaled the wafts of delicious scent. Read More »

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