Villa Carmen

I love this! Almost all of the houses in our street have these plaques on their outside walls. They all have names. There’s even a La Roseraie! When we moved here, we weren’t aware of a name, but on one garden exploration I found this dirty and broken plaque under a hedge. Villa Carmen. I propped it up in the garden and didn’t imagine I would ever find the missing corner piece but yesterday… as I was digging out some weeds my spade hit something and it was the piece. Filthy dirty and a bit chipped, but it fit! So, … Continue reading Villa Carmen