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Paris, Provence and Rocamadour Rocks newsletter from France

Written by on September 20, 2014 in Newsletter
Paris, Provence and Rocamadour Rocks newsletter from France

Bonjour to you all! This newsletter is coming from Limoges in the Limousin region. I’m here to find out all about the area, what there is to see and do and I’m looking forward to share what I find with you. On my way home I’ll be stopping off in Paris and enjoying a short […]

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Learn French and visit France newsletter

Written by on September 12, 2014 in Newsletter
Learn French and visit France newsletter

Salut mes amis and Bon Weekend… and a great big welcome to all our new subscribers. In this week’s newsletter we look at learning French and great places to practice your new French language skills from Paris to Provence, Deauville, Alsace, Cassis, Ile de Re and more. I’ve been making cheese at a local goat […]

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Winners, French Bread, secret Chateau France Newsletter

Written by on September 5, 2014 in Newsletter
Winners, French Bread, secret Chateau France Newsletter

Bonjour  to you all and a great big bienvenue to our new subscribers – it’s great to meet you. This week in France the evenings have been noticeably cooler and it really feels as though autumn is just around the corner. I’m told that meteorologists view seasons specifically in terms of 3 months so autumn technically […]

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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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