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Anniversaries and Give Aways, the Crème de la Crème from France newsletter

Written by on August 29, 2014 in Newsletter
Anniversaries and Give Aways, the Crème de la Crème from France newsletter

Bonjour to you all and a very warm welcome to our new subscribers – it is a pleasure to meet you. This week I have two anniversaries! First, it was three years ago that I dreamed up the idea for The Good Life France. A few months later, after I learned what a website is […]

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La Rentree, chateaux, ships, ancient books and more from France

Written by on August 22, 2014 in Newsletter
La Rentree, chateaux, ships, ancient books and more from France

Bonjour and Bon Weekend! Here in France we are all gearing up for La rentrée. La rentrée is uniquely French – it isn’t just about the kids going back to school though that is a part of it. It’s about the end of summer holidays and the return to normal life. La rentrée is about optimism […]

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Volunteering, French vintage, cycling and more Newsletter from France

Written by on August 15, 2014 in Newsletter
Volunteering, French vintage, cycling and more Newsletter from France

Bonjour and a great big welcome to all our new subscribers – it is great to meet you. This week I’ve been out and about in my local area of the Seven Valleys, Pas de Calais. I went to meet an artisan known locally as “the goat lady”. She makes bread in her ancient wood […]

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Provence, Brittany, Burgundy and more Newsletter from France

Written by on August 8, 2014 in Newsletter
Provence, Brittany, Burgundy and more Newsletter from France

Bonjour  and a great big welcome to all our new subscribers – it’s great to meet you. This week in France I’ve also been joined by several new members to my ever growing animal menagerie. Doris and Daphne the ducks each had 5 chicks hatch. Fluffy, yellow squeaking ducklings are irresistible to pretty much everyone, including […]

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Jazz, flea markets, Paris and more in France newsletter

Written by on August 1, 2014 in Newsletter
Jazz, flea markets, Paris and more in France newsletter

Can you believe it’s August already? I honestly don’t know where the time goes, I actually thought about starting to look at our annual Christmas in France book for 2014. But I stopped myself as it’s summer still and I can’t quite bring myself to think about Christmas just yet! I’d like to say a […]

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French food, places to go and more France blog

Written by on July 25, 2014 in Newsletter
French food, places to go and more France blog

Bonjour and Bon Weekend! This week has been a bit of a trial in my little French village. Our new Mayor has decided to widen the single road that runs through our hamlet joining one side of the valley to another. The builders have been on site for some weeks now but it hasn’t been […]

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Summer in France newsletter

Written by on July 18, 2014 in Newsletter
Summer in France newsletter

After the excitement of the 14th July Holiday, AKA Bastille Day, on Monday just gone and the Tour de France the week before, it’s nice to simply sit back and enjoy the sunny summer days of France. It is mid July and all over France people are starting to enjoy their annual summer leave – […]

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Tour de France, Bastille Day News from France

Written by on July 11, 2014 in Newsletter
Tour de France, Bastille Day News from France

July in France is a big deal – first of all we have the Tour de France, the biggest sporting event on the planet, and we have Bastille Day – one of the most important national holidays of the year. In my little corner of northern France we were lucky enough to have Le Tour […]

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Bon Weekend from France in July

Written by on July 4, 2014 in Newsletter
Bon Weekend from France in July

Bonjour, cou cou! It’s July and that can only mean one thing – the Tour de France…. Oops no, it means another thing too – Bastille Day! Tour de France fever is well and truly under way  and will start today, 5th July in the UK before making its way to France and Le Touquet […]

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Bonjour from France

Written by on June 27, 2014 in Newsletter
Bonjour from France

Bonjour from France and Bon Weekend to you all, I thought I’d tell you a little bit about my week in today’s newsletter as I’ve been gallivanting about in northern France and making all sorts of wonderful discoveries. For instance, I found out that just a few miles away from where I have a home […]

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