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Merry Christmas from France

Written by on December 19, 2014 in Newsletter
Merry Christmas from France

Wishing each and every one of you a very merry Christmas, Joyeux Noël, Happy Holidays and a very happy, healthy and joyous New Year. Thank you all so much for sharing the features on our website, for liking us on Facebook and for all your comments and shares, for following us on Twitter, Pinterest and Google […]

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Newsletter from wet and windy France!

Written by on December 12, 2014 in Newsletter
Newsletter from wet and windy France!

It’s been a wet, windy and cold week chez moi in northern France. My ducks, chickens and geese have been taking shelter and snuggling up together in the warm straw under the chicken coop. Back in the summer Belle the duck hatched several eggs and was a brilliant mum and her ducklings have grown strong […]

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Warm and Fuzzy newsletter from France

Written by on December 5, 2014 in Newsletter
Warm and Fuzzy newsletter from France

Almost overnight the cold weather arrived last weekend in France. A friend in Paris emailed to say snow had fallen on Sunday, just a little bit, but it was certainly snow. Throughout the week friends from Lyon, Limousin and all over France reported small snow flurries – but nothing major (yet). In the trees where […]

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Flop Chef, Fishy Fun, Shakespeare, Christmas Contests!

Written by on November 28, 2014 in Newsletter
Flop Chef, Fishy Fun, Shakespeare, Christmas Contests!

Bonjour! This week we can’t help noticing that Christmas is definitely on its way. Here at Chez The Good Life France I’ve been busy putting lots of gorgeous photos together to share on our Facebook page Advent Calendar starting next week. We’ll also be sharing lots of gifts. In the past I’ve told you about […]

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Award winning, Cheese making newsletter from France

Written by on November 21, 2014 in Newsletter
Award winning, Cheese making newsletter from France

Bonjour tout le monde, A very big welcome to all our new subscribers – I am delighted to meet you. This week has been a bit of a whirlwind for me I can tell you. Even though I live in the middle-of-nowhere in rural France, life is quite fast paced thanks to The Good Life […]

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Free magazine and gifts Newsletter from France

Written by on November 14, 2014 in Newsletter
Free magazine and gifts Newsletter from France

Bonjour everyone, This week is all about our brilliant new FREE magazine called (surprise!) The Good  Life France… To celebrate this, our very first edition, we’re giving away loads of gifts from books, keyrings, knick knacks and two sets of gorgeous French bird boxes – all you have to do is subscribe for Free to […]

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Christmas, dog weddings and expats in France newsletter

Written by on November 7, 2014 in Newsletter
Christmas, dog weddings and expats in France newsletter

Bonjour and welcome to this week’s newsletter The weather has been very changeable this week in France. In the south there has been very heavy rain and a bit of sunshine, while in the north it’s been the other way round. Here where I am in the Seven Valleys, Pas de Calais, we’ve had our […]

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Floating villages, Pink Wine and more newsletter from France

Written by on October 31, 2014 in Newsletter
Floating villages, Pink Wine and more newsletter from France

Bonjour and Happy Halloween or rather Joyeux Halloween! Halloween is a growing event in France and this year, more than ever, the shops have been full of hollowed out Halloween pumpkins and children have been dressing up and taking to the streets for trick or treating.  In my nearest village where there is a boulangerie, […]

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Renoir, Halloween, Gin and more newsletter from France!

Written by on October 24, 2014 in Newsletter
Renoir, Halloween, Gin and more newsletter from France!

Bonjour! As you read this newsletter, I’m on the road yet again – this time on my way south to Sarthe. I’m going to explore the area and I’ll be starting off at an historic town called La Fleche (which means arrow in French). I know very little about this part of France, in fact […]

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Newsletter from Champagne, France

Written by on October 18, 2014 in Newsletter
Newsletter from Champagne, France

Bonjour to you all… I’ve just got back from Champagne where the vineyards were quite incredibly beautiful in their autumn finery… I toured the countryside, visited Renoir’s house which has only just been puruchased by the Association Renoir from his granddaughter, I’m thrilled to have been one of the first British journalists to enter the old […]

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