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Where to see tapestries in Paris

Written by on July 17, 2018 in News
Where to see tapestries in Paris

A tribute to tapestries – two Paris museums are offering fascinating expositions that highlight this beautiful art form. Musee de Cluny After being closed for four months, the Musee National Cluny reopens on July 14 and presents “Magiques Licornes.” The exposition examines the depiction of unicorns through the centuries, in manuscripts, sculpture, tapestries, photographs and […]

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UNESCO status for Chaine des Puys, Auvergne

Written by on July 4, 2018 in News
UNESCO status for Chaine des Puys, Auvergne

The peeks of 80 dormant volcanoes in central France known as the Chaîne des Puys, including the famous Puy de Dome, have been granted World Heritage status by UNESCO. The chain of volcanoes becomes mainland France’s first natural Heritage site and were granted UNESCO status on 2 July 2018. This unique landscape now joins sites […]

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The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018

Written by on June 23, 2018 in News
The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018

The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018 is out. Just click on the link below to read the fabulous features and enjoy the stunning photos in this edition. The Good Life France Magazine Summer 2018 There are features about Paris and the Ritz Hotel, Lourdes the capital of Miracles in France,  the best French markets […]

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The first digital art centre in Paris | Atelier des Lumières

Written by on April 12, 2018 in News
The first digital art centre in Paris | Atelier des Lumières

Located between Bastille and Nation in the 11th arrondissement an old iron foundry has metamorphosed into Paris’s first digital art centre. No ordinary arts venue this, the industrial walls of the factory are the perfect backdrop for the projection of enormous works of art. You’ll feel as if you’re stepping right into the heart of […]

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Jane & Serge, Museum of Fine Arts, Calais France

Written by on April 11, 2018 in News
Jane & Serge, Museum of Fine Arts, Calais France

Although Serge Gainsbourg is something of a cultural icon in his native France, most people in Britain will know him for the record he made with Jane Birkin, Je t’aime…moi non plus. Her heavy breathing scandalised the country when it was released in 1969 and the BBC banned it. That didn’t stop it topping the […]

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Pensions and Finance advice for expats in Haute-Savoie

Written by on October 17, 2017 in News
Pensions and Finance advice for expats in Haute-Savoie

Do you have a UK pension and don’t know what to do with it? If you have tax queries relating to your investments or you want to talk to an expert on French business structures, pensions and taxation we can help you. Do you want to talk to a local mortgage broker and would like to […]

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Vaux-le-Vicomte Goes To The Movies!

Written by on October 9, 2017 in News
Vaux-le-Vicomte Goes To The Movies!

An extraordinary exhibition takes visitors behind the scenes to celebrate some of the many films made at luxurious Château Vaux-le-Vicomte. On the occasion of the launch of Season 2 of the series “Versailles” – as well as Dany Boon’s latest comedy “RAID Dingue” – Château Vaux-le-Vicomte has opened its doors, enabling visitors to explore behind […]

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World record breaking tea cosy for the world’s biggest teapot in France

Written by on October 2, 2017 in News
World record breaking tea cosy for the world’s biggest teapot in France

When Tina Sharpe saw a shed shaped like a giant tea pot on “the Shed of the Year” TV programme, it was love at first sight. She bought the shed and with her husband Phil relocated it to France, Castelnau Magnoac in the Hautes-Pyrénées, where she opened it up for everyone to enjoy as a […]

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Expats undertake bike ride round Deux-Sevres for charity in France

Written by on August 5, 2017 in News
Expats undertake bike ride round Deux-Sevres for charity in France

On 4th September 2017 two English couples who have made the Deux-Sèvres their permanent home, will be setting off to cycle 425km around the department, raising money for the associaton Rêves. Sarah Berry, 41, proprietor of The Deux-Sèvres Monthly magazine and her husband Rob, 50, a self-employed plasterer, were completely new to cycling when they […]

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Festilitt the Parisot Literary Festival in France

Written by on June 19, 2017 in News
Festilitt the Parisot Literary Festival in France

The South West of France has always attracted writers. Perhaps its something to do with the varied landscape of vineyards and gentle hills, the warm light of cloudless days, not to mention the good food and wine. Put into the mix a group of like-minded French and English speaking book lovers and before long they […]

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