Chris Slade describes the son et lumiere presentation at the abbey of Bon Repos called "Le Pays de Conomor" in Brittany, which takes place during the first two weeks of August.
Mark has just started refitting a new kitchen into La Maison Orange.
La Maison Orange is located in a tiny hamlet with four other houses inhabited by three widows.
They love Mark working in La Maison Orange, and all three of them troop in to see him every day to check up on his progress !!
Melanie, the youngest at 79, has been known to offer him a lunchtime whisky for ‘la force’ !
Today Mark came home with five enormous bunches of grapes and a huge bowl of peaches from Melanie’s garden… absolutely delicious.