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Newsletter from France!

Written by on April 29, 2016 in Newsletter
Newsletter from France!

Bonjour! Hope you had a good week and have a lovely weekend planned… Here in my corner of France in the last week we’ve had snow (yes snow!), hailstones, heavy rain, blue skies and warm sunshine. My two geese Florence and Delilah have continued to sit calmly on their eggs throughout, though Rocky the rescue […]

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Bon Weekend! Newsletter from France

Written by on April 22, 2016 in Newsletter
Bon Weekend! Newsletter from France

Bonjour! Can you believe it’s almost May – where has the year gone? My neighbour says that we are in for a good summer in France. He is not a weather forecaster but a keen gardener and like many in rural France he plants according to the Moon’s phases and studies local animal activity. Anyway, […]

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Newsletter from France, April’s here!

Written by on April 1, 2016 in Newsletter
Newsletter from France, April’s here!

Bonjour Hope you had a good week! With Spring being sprung here in France I’ve been out and about and yesterday I went to lovely St Valery-sur-Somme on the bay of the Somme, the sky was blue, the sun shone, it was a perfect Spring day. I’ll be telling you more about my visit soon […]

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Happy Easter Newsletter From France

Written by on March 25, 2016 in Newsletter
Happy Easter Newsletter From France

Bonjour! Well it’s Easter weekend and in France, everyone is preparing to watch bells fly, eat chocolate, enjoy an extra day off work and put their clocks forward by an hour… Tradition in France has it that on the Thursday before Easter, all the church bells go silent, sprout wings and fly off to Rome […]

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Newsletter from France and my Chickens!

Written by on March 11, 2016 in Newsletter
Newsletter from France and my Chickens!

Bonjour! Hope you all had a great week. Here in my bit of France we had snow, sleet, hailstones, rain and lovely warm sunshine – spring is springing all over. Daffodils are in bloom besides Snow Drops, Blue Bells are coming up and fruit trees are starting to blossom – even here in the north! […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Spring 2016

Written by on March 4, 2016 in Newsletter
The Good Life France Magazine Spring 2016

Bonjour and welcome to the Spring 2016 issue of The Good Life France Magazine – it’s positively bursting with great stories, photos and advice… Just click here to read online or download a PDF – it’s absolutely free, from me to you with love: The Good Life France Magazine Spring 2016 Fabulous Features: Intoxicating Provence […]

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Newsletter from France

Written by on February 26, 2016 in Newsletter
Newsletter from France

Bonjour and bienvenue! First of all thank you to everyone who has emailed questions about buying property in France – I’ve replied to you all and I hope it helps! This is a new service – our “Ask the Experts” section in TGLF magazine – whether it’s buying a home, financial advice, foreign currency, renovation, […]

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Chocolate, Wine And More Newsletter from France

Written by on February 19, 2016 in Newsletter
Chocolate, Wine And More Newsletter from France

Bonjour! Well, can you believe it – I said last week that we’d had no snow in my part of France and the very next day it snowed… and for the next 3 days after that!  It was just a light snow and the ducks and geese quite liked it but the chickens hid and […]

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Bon Weekend from France February 2016

Written by on February 5, 2016 in Newsletter
Bon Weekend from France February 2016

Bonjour From a rather spring-like corner of northern France this week… but still no snow and no sign of it arriving either. In fact it’s been a very clement winter all round in this normally cold part of France and in my garden the daffodils are coming up next to the snow drops. What’s the […]

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Newsletter from Nippy Northern France

Written by on January 22, 2016 in Newsletter
Newsletter from Nippy Northern France

Bonjour to you all, We’ve had a “Siberian” spell this week after a really rather mild winter so far with hardly even a frost. Mid-week, overnight the temperatures dropped 16 degrees and I woke up to a  well below freezing morning, the garden was frozen solid. Unfortunately someone, me that is, had got used to […]

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