Candy Knights

b7It’s high summer and Music Monday at the Etang Vallier Resort Clubhouse… so obviously that means a Disco Diva Dance Party!

However, the weather was not playing ball today; France Meteo had issued an Orange Alert for storms and heavy rain starting at around 11:00 pm. After a flurry of emails it was agreed that we would move our party inside the clubhouse.

The weather might have been dampening our spirits but the good folks of Brossac and Etang Vallier did not… these folks love to party!

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Garden Party Party

We met todays couple a few months ago at one of our campsite gigs (they’d seen us previously and already booked us for their wedding) and they dropped by backstage to introduce themselves.  Their wedding had been planned as an informal affair in the garden of the village house… and whilst it was informal, it was also rather special.

Some French village houses can have quite compact gardens and as we arrived we did wonder if we were in for a difficult get in…. oh but Candies you should not have worried!  We walked through the terraces close to the house and were led through a beautiful garden that opened up into a fabulous area, bedecked with balloons and flowers and marquees… and a view of the rolling Charente hills that you would find hard to better… WOW!

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