Jean Mauret, a passionate master glassmaker, who welcomed us to his workshop bathed in the soft autumn light. Then, along the water and the marshes, I walked in the superb gardens and medieval vegetable gardens of the "Prieuré d'Orsan", and spent a beautiful night at the "maison des parfums" at Geneviève and Denis Brulet's home in Lignières.
"Why travel when you don't have to?
It is not so much a question of travelling as of leaving" (George Sand, A Winter in Majorca).
The Berry, a stage to rethink...