Abandoned, Oppède Le Vieux

The villages in France, and more generally in Europe have been in existence for many hundreds of years. In that time they accumulate stories, tales of adventure, of love, of woe, and of those that lie in ruins. In some, a natural cause might obscure a darker history, haunted by the memories of fallen lives amidst the wars of men. William Stewart’s book takes us on a journey through one such abandoned village, Oppède Le Vieux in Provence. Continue reading “Abandoned, Oppède Le Vieux”

Ceci n’est pas un cappuccino

This book takes us on a journey through the world of the coffee with foamed milk. Common misunderstandings are clarified, popular myths are debunked and challenging questions are raised. Indulging in the pleasure of a cappuccino, we don’t sufficiently appreciate what a complex brew it truly is, but help is at hand with this enjoyable A–Z. The light hearted, yet thought provoking, essay of pictures and words touches on the history, geography, economy and even politics that have contributed to our favourite brew. Continue reading “Ceci n’est pas un cappuccino”

The Ode to Food Series

Anne has been working on visual odes to the food that she loves. The Odes  include:

  • Ode to Garlic
  • Ode to Tomatoes
  • Ode to Salad Leaves
  • Ode to a Lemon

Each Ode is presented in a concertina form. This is the draft to the Ode to Salad Leaves.