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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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Newsletter from France January 2016

Written by on January 8, 2016 in Newsletter
Newsletter from  France January 2016

Bonjour and Bon Année! I hope you all had a great Christmas and end of year and that 2106 brings you happiness and joy. I hope I can contribute to that ambition by bringing you great stories, fabulous photographs, fun facts and lots of information about France and all things French, starting with the January/February […]

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Happy New Year from France Newsletter

Written by on December 31, 2015 in Newsletter
Happy New Year from France Newsletter

Bonjour, I hope that you had a great Christmas, fun and time to relax. I managed to take a day off, a real rarity for me. As a travel writer I never really stop, taking photos, taking notes, sharing on Instagram as I go or posting to Facebook and Twitter, it’s both my job and […]

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Merry Christmas from France

Written by on December 22, 2015 in Newsletter
Merry Christmas from France

Well the festive season is now in full swing in France – in my little village of 150 people there are no grand illuminations, just a few twinkling lights in windows here and there. The main concession to the time of year is that somebody has wound a string of lights in a tree outside […]

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It’s beginning to feel a bit like Christmas!

Written by on December 11, 2015 in Newsletter
It’s beginning to feel a bit like Christmas!

Bonjour! Are you feeling festive yet – it’s only a couple of weeks until Christmas but as usual I am very last minute with sorting things out except when it comes to The Good Life France Advent Calendar.  I’ve been posting a photo a day from all round France of different towns in all their […]

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Newsletter from France “Fluctuat nec mergitur” Paris Motto

Written by on November 27, 2015 in Newsletter
Newsletter from France “Fluctuat nec mergitur” Paris Motto

Bonjour to you all. This week I’ve had lots of emails and messages from people asking “should I come to Paris still?” or “what is the mood like in Paris?” Well, no-one can tell you if you should still come, it has to be a personal decision but I know that some people are worried […]

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Newsletter from France and Paris

Written by on November 17, 2015 in Newsletter
Newsletter from France and Paris

The terrible events of Friday 13 November in Paris in which so many people lost their lives and were wounded have shocked me to the core as they have so many people around the world. My thoughts are with those families who have lost loved ones and whose friends and family members are injured. Such […]

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The Good Life France Magazine for you…

Written by on November 6, 2015 in Newsletter
The Good Life France Magazine for you…

Bonjour to you all and a huge welcome to all our new subscribers – it is a pleasure to meet you. This week the big news is all about the latest issue of The Good Life France Magazine! It’s the Christmas issue and is packed full of beautiful photos, videos, news about the markets, competitions, […]

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Cheese, Christmas Markets and much more newsletter from France!

Written by on October 23, 2015 in Newsletter
Cheese, Christmas Markets and much more newsletter from France!

Bonjour! This week I’m sending you this letter from my home in northern France. I feel like I haven’t sat still for very long over the last few weeks as I’ve just got back from London and I’m about to head off to Paris. My 6 cats, 3 dogs, 4 geese, 25 ducks and 33 […]

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Newsletter from the south of France!

Written by on October 4, 2015 in Newsletter
Newsletter from the south of France!

Bonjour, coucou! Hope you had a good weekend and I wish you a happy week ahead. Here in my corner of France I’ve been looking after an abandoned duckling called Rocky, I called him that after the film as he’s a fighter who came back from nothing. He’s been living in my house with two […]

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