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Win a copy of Chateau for sale by Carrie Parker

Written by on July 3, 2017 in Competitions
Win a copy of Chateau for sale by Carrie Parker

Can anyone really be in love with two people at the same time? Kate thinks so when she falls for Nick. But inevitably she has to choose. Escaping to Nick’s château in southern France seems like the answer. The betrayal of her beloved husband, Alastair, leaves Kate racked with guilt, but things are only going […]

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Win a copy of Uncorked by Paul Shore

Written by on July 1, 2017 in Competitions
Win a copy of Uncorked by Paul Shore

Will having smoke repeatedly blown in his face deter a foreigner from breaking in to French culture? Find out, as Paul Shore’s evocative story telling, wry wit, and big heart, inspire and entertain you, as he tells the tale of how he gained acceptance inside a charming village in Provence. Uncorked celebrates the “uncorking” of […]

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Win a copy of But Madame, you are in France by Catherine Berry

Written by on July 1, 2017 in Competitions
Win a copy of But Madame, you are in France by Catherine Berry

Catherine Berry, her husband and three children unzipped and discarded their comfortable Australian lifestyle and slipped on life in the country of haute couture. On arrival, there was no celebrity designer waiting ready to pin and fit their new life to them. So, they threw it on and wore it loosely, tightly, uncomfortably, any old […]

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Brigitte Bardot: My Life in Fashion by Henry-Jean Servat  and Brigitte Bardot

Written by on July 1, 2017 in Competitions
Brigitte Bardot: My Life in Fashion by Henry-Jean Servat  and Brigitte Bardot

Legendary actress Brigitte Bardot led fashion revolutions throughout her career; this retrospective includes BB’s comments on her iconic style in a rare, intimate interview. Brigitte Bardot is a style icon whose legacy has undeniably shaped the face of fashion as we know it. Discovered by a magazine editor at only 14 years old, she found […]

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Win a copy of Leonardo da Vinci: The Amboise Connection by Pamela Shields

Written by on July 1, 2017 in Competitions
Win a copy of Leonardo da Vinci: The Amboise Connection by Pamela Shields

  This book covers the story of Leonardo da Vinci’s time in France. He died in 1519 at Clos Lucé, Amboise, France. This is where he and his painting of the Mona Lisa spent his last three years. Leonardo da Vinci and Amboise Leonardo’s life began with his illegitimacy in Florence, fame and success in […]

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Win a copy of French for Divorce by Carys Evans

Written by on June 23, 2017 in Competitions
Win a copy of French for Divorce by Carys Evans

Catherine and Jacques are living the good life in France until Jacques forgets his solidarity with his British wife, starts fraternising with a Polish colleague and Catherine realises that all is not equal in love and war. Facing her own personal Brexit, Catherine suddenly becomes a character in her very own surreal adventures, to the […]

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Winetastic give away of award winning wine from Mirabeau Provence

Written by on June 11, 2017 in Competitions
Winetastic give away of award winning wine from Mirabeau Provence

Winetastic give away of award winning delicious rosé wine from MIRABEAU Provence Our wine making friends at Mirabeau in Provence are feeling generous! They have two cases of 6 bottles of their award winning Classic rosé to give away. With its delectable raspberry pink hues and intense aromas, expressive red berry fruit remains the essence […]

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Win a gorgeous souvenir gift box from Paris

Written by on May 14, 2017 in Competitions
Win a gorgeous souvenir gift box from Paris

La Parisienne, a collection of lovely things from France. We love the fabulous gift boxes from Le Cadeau Francais. From the pretty oh-so-French packaging to the gorgeous goodies inside. This box is full of delightfully feminine gifts. As soon as I opened mine, the room was filled with the scent from the macaron shaped soaps! […]

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Win a copy of A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny

Written by on May 12, 2017 in Competitions
Win a copy of A Day with Claude Monet in Giverny

This beautiful, slipcased volume offers an intimate tour inside Monet’s home and through the idyllic Giverny garden that inspired his most iconic paintings. Monet first spotted the village of Giverny from the window of a train and then relocated to the rural haven outside Paris in 1883. An artist with a passion for painting landscapes […]

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Win a copy of On Trying to Become a French Paysan by Garry Holding

Written by on May 12, 2017 in Competitions
Win a copy of On Trying to Become a French Paysan by Garry Holding

When Garry holding and his family moved to France, they were welcomed by their French neighbours and had a rapid introduction to everything French. The wonderful sense of community and neighbourly support shines throughout this tale, as well as the family’s 100% commitment to their adopted country. The amazing and hard working couple brought up their own […]

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