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Nutella, Chateaux, Paris and more Newsletter from France

Written by on January 30, 2015 in Newsletter
Nutella, Chateaux, Paris and more Newsletter from France

Bonjour and Happy National Croissant Day (yes really, January 30 apparently)… A bit of local news has been keeping the tongues wagging here in my little village. In the bar where locals get together in the “big town” (population 376) all anyone is talking about at the moment is Nutella. Yes I do mean the […]

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Newsletter from the chilly French countryside

Written by on January 23, 2015 in Newsletter
Newsletter from the chilly French countryside

Bonjour to you all from chilly northern France! Every morning this week I’ve woken up to a thick frost covering everything and freezing the water in the bird baths. It looks as though the green hedges and red roof tiles of the local village houses have had a gentle coating of white, glittering paint. Pheasants […]

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Magazine, books and more newsletter from France

Written by on January 16, 2015 in Newsletter
Magazine, books and more newsletter from France

Bonjour to you all and a great big welcome to all our new subscribers to the weekly newsletter – it is  a pleasure to meet you. This week in my part of northern France we’ve had hail stones, huge storms, spring-like sunny days, torrential rain and frost. This has meant my six cats have been […]

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Good Life France Newsletter January

Written by on January 10, 2015 in Newsletter
Good Life France Newsletter January

Bonjour to you all, This week we have all been distressed and horrified by the tragic events that have been taking place in and around Paris. There is no way to make sense of such terrible crimes. Here in France we have all been moved by the response around the world, so many people showing […]

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Happy New Year from France

Written by on December 31, 2014 in Newsletter
Happy New Year from France

Bonjour mes amis and amies, I hope you all had a great Christmas Day. It was a national holiday in France and almost everything was closed for the whole day while families and friends relaxed after Le Reveillon, the traditional long, lingering dinner on Christmas Eve. Normally I’d be home relaxing too but this year […]

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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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