Sunlit roads through lavender fields

Sunlit roads through lavender fields

Two years ago, on a scorching hot afternoon, we perched on a bench in Avignon, ate ice creams from Regal Glace and listened to an amazing Flamenco guitarist busking in the street.

The musician’s name was El Kado and it turned out that he was a self-taught guitarist from Lille who was playing at the Avignon Festival that year.

The crowd was so transfixed by his talent that an audience quickly built up. When a friend of El Kado strolled through the crowd selling copies of Al Andalus, his latest CD, we were among loads of people who snapped one up.

I’ve played the CD to death since then and have never tired...

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