Newsletter from France

Talented chickens, contests and more newsletter from France…

Written by on January 13, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Talented chickens, contests and more newsletter from France…

Bonjour, Hope you had a good week. I have had a genius idea this week: Chickens Have Talent show. It was inspired by my flock who recently put on a bit of a performance when I had a visitor! I’m going to be doing a chat each day at The France Show in London (26-28 […]

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Welcome to 2018 The Good Life France Newsletter

Written by on January 7, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Welcome to 2018 The Good Life France Newsletter

It’s was a stormy start to the year with the power going on and off so there was nothing for it but to light a candle and read a book in between my usual day spent on the internet and writing. This was seen by my cats and dogs as an opportunity to use me […]

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How Christmas is done in my part of France

Written by on December 16, 2017 in Newsletter from France
How Christmas is done in my part of France

Bonjour, We’re slowly getting into the swing of Christmas here in my bit of France. With just over a week to go to the big day, my neighbour Marie-Claude held a little soiree before she leaves to spend Christmas with her family in the south. The invitation said 7.00 pm so of course we got […]

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Countdown to festive fa la la & the snow is here!

Written by on December 13, 2017 in Newsletter from France
Countdown to festive fa la la & the snow is here!

Bonjour, Hope you had a good week. We had snow in my little corner of France! I woke up yesterday morning to a winter wonderland. The cats were horrified, the dogs loved it and the chickens, ducks and geese were bewildered. My crazy cockerel Ken didn’t like it all, he was trying to hop on […]

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Crazy Cockerels, Black Friday in France and more newsletter

Written by on November 27, 2017 in Newsletter from France
Crazy Cockerels, Black Friday in France and more newsletter

Bonjour, Hope you had a good week. Some weeks not very much happens here where I am in France. It’s a gentle pace of life on the whole and this week has been very quiet apart from the fact that my cockerel Ken has taken to climbing trees and dropping down on my head as I […]

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It’s beginning to feel a bit like Christmas Newsletter from France

Written by on November 19, 2017 in Newsletter from France
It’s beginning to feel a bit like Christmas Newsletter from France

Bonjour Hope you had a great week. Here in my little French corner there is a debate going on. Someone in a village close by has put their Christmas lights on already which has really got everyone talking. Normally you wouldn’t even know it was Christmas here in the middle of nowhere until about three […]

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A lost cat, tempting truffle tour and bargain chateau in France

Written by on November 12, 2017 in Newsletter from France
A lost cat, tempting truffle tour and bargain chateau in France

Bonjour, I hope you had a great week. It’s been quiet for me as I’m busy writing about what’s coming up at Christmas in France, working on the winter issue of The Good Life France Magazine which will be out soon and giving lots of extra TLC to Winston the cat who came home after […]

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Flying ducks, romantic Paris, property guide and more newsletter from France

Written by on November 7, 2017 in Newsletter from France
Flying ducks, romantic Paris, property guide and more newsletter from France

Bonjour Hope you had a great week and let me start with a huge welcome to all new subscribers and a massive thank you to everyone for choosing to read my newsletter each week! This week for me has been quietly productive, I’ve painted the window frames on the pig sty, we’ve cut and stacked […]

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Museums, nibbles & nightcaps in Paris and loads more newsletter from France

Written by on October 30, 2017 in Newsletter from France
Museums, nibbles & nightcaps in Paris and loads more newsletter from France

Bonjour Hope you had a great week, it’s been an exciting week for me I can tell you. First of all I went to Paris, and it doesn’t matter how many times I go, I always, always love it and find new things to adore – this time it was taking a boat ride on […]

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How many cats? Newsletter from France!

Written by on October 26, 2017 in Newsletter from France
How many cats? Newsletter from France!

Last week I was in lovely Mayenne in the Pays de la Loire where, despite some of my friends calling me “Flop Chef not Top Chef”, I had a cookery lesson at a gorgeous chateau amongst much else. More details coming up as always! I think I told you I promised my vet no more […]

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