Nick Ballon 'Lolo Mauron' for Dwell Magaine

Nick visited Lolo Mauron, a 92-year old man, living his own version of cave man inside an ancient Roman quarry. He has lived there his entire life, and so did family for generations. 

Somewhere outside Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, one can find this site surrounded by olive groves with pecking chickens, ducks and peacocks wandering around. As a solitary chef, Lolo is often cooking old family recipes to serve guests at his unique table d'hôte style restaurant, or looking after his vintage car collection of half a dozen automobiles carefully kept across two other caves. 

This was a commission from Dwell Magazine, recently published on their March/April 2017 Issue.