Sunday, July 8, 2012


Sablet market is on again today (Really? we say to each other, appalled at the way time slips by without meetings and deadlines. Is it really Friday already? ) But yes it is Friday and the market is on and my favourite grand-pere is there with his home-grown fruit. Supplies have been dwindling as summer comes in - no cherries, no plums today; just three tubs of apricots, smaller than last week and softer and so much sweeter.

After the last market, Joss and I made apricot-and-lavender jam, and ramped up my list of French verbs and Provencal idioms. These ones won't make jam - but they'll be delicious ice-cold after lunch with a good French cheese.

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