French Country Diary 2013
Publisher:Hardie Grant Books
The 2013 edition of the French Country Diary marks this iconic and elegant desk calendar's 25th Anniversary. The rose and lavender-hued slipcase of this celebration edition features a gorgeously detailed classic Proven al toile pattern, while the linen-textured diary cover displays the year '2013' on a romantic floral print over beige and white stripes u tr s chic! Vintage typography and the lush, evocative photographs of Guillaume de Laubier enhance the captivating design of this unique engagement calendar. Each of the fifty-two week-at-a-glance spreads offers an intimate vignette of the French countryside, including gardens, private homes, gastronomy, villages and inspiring landscapes. This year's Diary includes a visit to a luminous stone farmhouse surrounded by lavender fields near Saint-R my-de-Provence; a sunlit drive exploring the hidden coves and harbors along the C tes d'Armor, Brittany's rocky northern coast; a leisurely riverside picnic in the Loire Valley; an afternoon discovering the Potager du Roi, Louis XIV's extraordinary vegetable garden at the Palace of Versailles; and a romantic candlelit dinner at a tapestry-covered table in Burgundy.Lush four-colour endpapers, generous space for jotting daily notes, a ribbon stitched in to mark each week, and back matter that includes decorative address pages are what the Diary's worldwide legion of fans have come to expect.
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