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Newsletter from Frosty France!

Written by on January 20, 2017 in Newsletter
Newsletter from Frosty France!

Bonjour Here in France we’ve been through a bit of a cold spell the last week. Even in the normally not too frosty south, my friends have been complaining of below zero temperatures. I quite like it when it’s cold out. After several years here, I’ve got the hang of making sure there’s enough wood […]

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Its snowing in France Newsletter

Written by on January 13, 2017 in Newsletter
Its snowing in France Newsletter

Bonjour Hope you had a good week.  Here in my corner of France we’ve had snow which my cats and dogs don’t like at all. The chickens, ducks and geese aren’t that keen either. Loulou my cat who thinks she is a princess, has hardly moved from her position on the sofa where she lords […]

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The Good Life France Newsletter January 2017

Written by on January 6, 2017 in Newsletter
The Good Life France Newsletter January 2017

Bonjour! Isn’t it strange how just a week into January we’ve almost forgotten Christmas and the New Year – or perhaps it’s just me! I hope that you had a lovely start to the year and a great New Year’s Eve. I watched the film “Midnight in Paris” with friends and we saw the New […]

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Happy New Year from The Good Life France

Written by on December 30, 2016 in Newsletter
Happy New Year from The Good Life France

I hope you had a good Christmas. Here in my house Christmas Day was a quiet and peaceful time for the most part. The animals got some treats and I took the dogs for an extra walk late at night. Where I live, the roads are not lit by street lamps and at night it’s […]

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Merry Christmas from The Good Life France

Written by on December 23, 2016 in Newsletter
Merry Christmas from The Good Life France

Bonjour Hope you had a good week, not too fraught with last minute shopping and rushing about. Here in my corner of rural France there isn’t a great deal of razzmatazz, there aren’t hundreds of lights on houses or in the streets, in fact, you could drive through my village and you wouldn’t even know […]

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The Week Before Christmas Newsletter

Written by on December 16, 2016 in Newsletter
The Week Before Christmas Newsletter

Bonjour Hope you had a good week… Last week I went to the Fete de la Dinde, the Turkey Festival, in lovely Licques, northern France. It’s a tiny town surrounded by the most glorious rural countryside, truly idyllic and largely unknown to tourism. The festival was as brilliant as ever with a huge market, stalls […]

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Ducks and Turkeys Newsletter from France

Written by on December 9, 2016 in Newsletter
Ducks and Turkeys Newsletter from France

Bonjour Hope you had a great week! Here in my village in the middle-of-nowhere France I am apparently the talk of the town because of my ducks. Last week my neighbours came to dinner and mentioned that one of my Barbary ducks had flown into their garden. They were astonished they said, they have never […]

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The Good Life France Newsletter December 2016

Written by on December 2, 2016 in Newsletter
The Good Life France Newsletter December 2016

Bonjour! Brrrr it’s been a chilly week here in France reaching -7 deg C (20Deg F) mid week. It’s time to check my ducks don’t get their feet stuck to the cold mud! I’ve never seen that myself but my neighbour assures me it can happen and that several times he’s had to chisel his ducks […]

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Zut Alors newsletter from France

Written by on November 25, 2016 in Newsletter
Zut Alors newsletter from France

Bonjour Hope you had a great week! Last week I wrote saying that I’d had a few issues with my website because it has so many visitors which is just brilliant, but it made it fall over! After several hours of stress and phone calls to the company that hosts my website, I was told “it’s […]

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Bon Weekend from France!

Written by on November 11, 2016 in Newsletter
Bon Weekend from France!

Bonjour Hope you had a good week.  Most of my life revolves around my animals, renovating my old farmhouse, travelling round France and writing. This week though I’ve had a few strange moments. On Tuesday Brad Pitt applied to join my Google+ community page.  Of course it isn’t the real one though he claims to […]

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