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Heather Robinson (Heather in Arles)
Works at Lost in Arles
Attended The Yale School of Drama and New York University
Lives in Arles, France
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Provencal charm at the Domaine de Valdition, part deux
I have to say that it is beyond amazing to me that I am now at the point, four and a half years in with Lost in Arles, that I need to update posts! But there is something of the "I am still here!" Happy Birthday tune to be sung about it as well, isn't there...
I have to say that it is beyond amazing to me that I am now at the point, four and a half years in with Lost in Arles, that I need to update posts! But there is something of the "I am still here!" Happy Birthday tune to be sung about it as well, isn't there?
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Summer's Zenith in the Alpilles
"Can you feel it?" Remi asked. We were standing in our courtyard with glasses of wine in hand at the end of the day and faces turned upwards. Because we can often read each others thoughts, I knew what he meant. "Um-hmm," I responded. The shift had already ...
"Can you feel it?" Remi asked. We were standing in our courtyard with glasses of wine in hand at the end of the day and faces turned upwards. Because we can often read each others thoughts, I knew what he meant. "Um-hmm," I responded. The shift had already started to occur.
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Contrasts in Provence, Part 3
I had something else entirely planned for today but thought it appropriate to share something with you instead. One of the things that I have always tried to do consciously here was to share the good along with the "bad"about my life in Provence. This post ...
I had something else entirely planned for today but thought it appropriate to share something with you instead. One of the things that I have always tried to do consciously here was to share the good along with the "bad"about my life in Provence. This post will be leaning towards the latter, ...
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Wendy! Please say hi the next time!! :) I am shy but would love to meet you. I love it here too. :)
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Hello there!
I am really beyond thrilled that my guided walks through the Historic Center of Arles are being featured by the lovely Sharon Santoni, author of the new book, "My Stylish French Girlfriends" and the iconic blog, My French Country Home.
I love giving these walks and making the 2000 years of history of this amazing town come alive. 
To find out more, why not go take a look at
http://sharonsantoni.com? :)
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Rough around the edges, part deux
I was sitting at a table amidst a group of smart, charming and interesting people. It was an introduction that had come about through this blog as a few of them read along. There was a surprising breeze on the outdoor terrace perched next to the Rhone in Ar...
I was sitting at a table amidst a group of smart, charming and interesting people. It was an introduction that had come about through this blog as a few of them read along. There was a surprising breeze on the outdoor terrace perched next to the Rhone in Arles. It played with the wisps of our ...
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Texture hunt, part deux
The streets have been abandoned. I mean as in they are truly, utterly, I could skip down them naked while playing a ukelele and no one would notice empty. Not that I plan on doing that mind you, it is simply far too hot and I would be afraid to sizzle the p...
The streets have been abandoned. I mean as in they are truly, utterly, I could skip down them naked while playing a ukelele and no one would notice empty. Not that I plan on doing that mind you, it is simply far too hot and I would be afraid to sizzle the pads of my already blackened feet.
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Have her in circles
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Encore une fois, merci
The worn stones were cool on my bare feet as I skipped down the circular stair, hand on the iron rail. Bump, bump. Bump, bump. Ben and Kipling were lying close together on the black and white tiles at the bottom. Both looked up at me expectantly so instead ...
The worn stones were cool on my bare feet as I skipped down the circular stair, hand on the iron rail. Bump, bump. Bump, bump. Ben and Kipling were lying close together on the black and white tiles at the bottom. Both looked up at me expectantly so instead of turning into the kitchen to get that ...
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Tomatoes, tomatoes, tomatoes
Why, hello there! I know that I have been a bit absent as of late. Oh gosh, it is Summeritis and I have it bad. Plus, I also took an extra day or two off to celebrate the fact that I made it another year and can now wear the ripe ol' age (or young, dependin...
Why, hello there! I know that I have been a bit absent as of late. Oh gosh, it is Summeritis and I have it bad. Plus, I also took an extra day or two off to celebrate the fact that I made it another year and can now wear the ripe ol' age (or young, depending on how you look at it) of 46 on my ...
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Avignon, misc.
"In Paris one quarrels, in Avignon one kills." Victor Hugo The essence of Avignon has remained somewhat illusive to me. It can be quite stunning, magnifique even and yet, after many visits, I am still searching to define so much of its personality. There is...
The essence of Avignon has remained somewhat illusive to me. It can be quite stunning, magnifique even and yet, after many visits, I am still searching to define so much of its personality. There is a rigidity in the architecture that is so different from the Italian softness of Aix or the olé ...
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Rediscovering the taste of things
Also known as..."What exactly is the crap that they are selling us in the supermarket?" Behold Exhibition A, above. Now...let's see if you can guess which of these tomatoes was bought - in season no less - and which one was grown in our garden...Exactly. Ye...
Yes, our little garden specimen is not bright red (a good thing as it is a noire de Crimée or a "black" heirloom tomato), it is kind of scrappy looking and has some stretch marks along the top...but what about on the inside? Just to be sure, let's try the specimen on the right.
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Birthday Wishes for a Contessa
©Carla Coulson And not just any contessa but... La Contessa ! I am referring to the wonderful Elizabeth Kirkpatrick who just happens to be turning 55 today.   Isn't she beautiful? Yes, inside and out, you will see... I remember having a discussion - ok, let...
I remember having a discussion - ok, let's call it an argument - with Remi just after I had started blogging about whether these people that I was in contact with could ever actually be "real" friends. He thought certainly not and yet I was hopeful. Because, from the very beginning, ...
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The Rencontres d'Arles International Photography Festival - 2015
Last Monday, I was fortunate enough to be invited for the opening day of the Rencontres d'Arles  - an international photography festival that was founded in 1970 by photographer Lucien Clergue , author Michel Tournier and the amazing historian, Jean-Maurice...
Last Monday, I was fortunate enough to be invited for the opening day of the Rencontres d'Arles - an international photography festival that was founded in 1970 by photographer Lucien Clergue, author Michel Tournier and the amazing historian, Jean-Maurice Rouquette. After a few years of glorious ...
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I am a blogger, travel writer and budding photographer based in Provence.
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  • Lost in Arles
    Blogger, 2010 - present
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Arles, France
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New York City - Santa Cruz, California - Paris, France - York, Pennsylvania - Mason, Michigan - Gahanna, Ohio - Colerain, Ohio - Covington, Kentucky
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Exploring life in the South of France and everything that makes living in a small town in Provence worthwhile...
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Travel writer Heather Robinson earned a MFA from the Yale School of Drama and was a professional actor in NYC before falling in love with a Frenchman and moving overseas. Together, they have travelled the world as a writer-photographer team. Heather has been a regular contributor to Grands Reportages magazine in France where her work has also been seen in Figaro Magazine, Hotel & Lodge and Le Monde des Religions. She has also been published in various magazines in Europe, Asia and Africa. She lives in a small village in Provence with Remi Benali and their Golden Retrievers, Ben and Kipling. 
Feel free to email me at robinsonheather (at) yahoo.com
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  • The Yale School of Drama and New York University
    Theatre, 2013
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