1912 metres at the peak, Mistral wind speeds of 200mph have been recorded there, hence the name Ventoux which means “windy” in French. Locally nicknamed “The Bald Mountain”, the bare terrain is a memorable stage in the annual Tour de France cycle race. A website showing daily webcam conditions of the area is called “Cycling on the moon“.
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Today I am sharing The Sunshine Award which I received from Jim Jam Sandwich
My 12 nominees, who all bring sunshine to my blog-life:
Lorraine at Not Quite Nigella – for her colourful lively posts
Maria at Two Peas and Their Pod – for having a wonderful blog that I aspire to
Megan at Megan’s Cooking – she has just redesigned her blog and it looks wonderful
Krista at Rambling Tart – for being a lovely blogger
Susan at She’s Becoming DoughMessTic – for making me laugh
Michelle at The Brown Eyed Baker – for making me hungry
I urge you to check out all of these wonderful blogs if you do not read them already.
I had better go now. It is the calm before the storm. From Wednesday to Friday this week I am running 3 cupcake sales and taking umpteen cupcake orders for Cake A Difference, a fundraising week for Bliss, the premature baby charity. If I go a bit quiet this week, this is why!