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Bon weekend and bises from France

Written by on September 8, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Bon weekend and bises from France

Bonjour Hope you had a great week. Something strange has happened here. Well I think it is strange. Last year, after the “52 ducklings affair” in which my 6 ducks hatched a record number of eggs over the summer, I separated the boys from the girls. I managed to rehome most of the ducklings as […]

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Cupcakes and fab features in The Good Life France newsletter

Written by on September 1, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Cupcakes and fab features in The Good Life France newsletter

Bonjour Hope you had a good week. Sorry to miss you last week, I managed to get a weekend off to visit Reims to go Champagne tasting and galivant about in the mountains amongst the vineyards where an early harvest was in progress. The grapes look amazing, several producers told me they thought this might […]

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Bonjour and bon weekend from France, August newsletter

Written by on August 19, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Bonjour and bon weekend from France, August newsletter

Bonjour Hope you had a good week. We’re still in lazy mode here in France – it’s an August thing. When I say “we” I don’t mean me and the other half. No such thing as lazy in this house! We live in hope of one day waking up in the morning and thinking “ooh no […]

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Bon weekend from a rooftop in France!

Written by on August 11, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Bon weekend from a rooftop in France!

Bonjour Hope you had a good week! I have spent most of it up in the air – on the roof! I’m not good at heights but there are times when I have to just suck it up buttercup. This week has been one of them. Mark, my other half does the really high bits, […]

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Bon weekend from a very tranquil village in France!

Written by on August 4, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Bon weekend from a very tranquil village in France!

Bonjour Hope you had a good week! I am not quite sure where my week went – it seemed to whizz by. It was way too hot to be working on the roof, the paint practically boiled within seconds of being applied so the shutters got shelved and the garden is looking so thirsty I […]

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Bon Weekend and bisous from France Newsletter!

Written by on July 28, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Bon Weekend and bisous from France Newsletter!

Bonjour Hope you’ve had a good week. I missed chatting to you last weekend as I was gallivanting round the Loire Valley, chateau hopping, wine tasting, falling in love with local cheeses and discovering beautiful boulangeries and mouth-watering patisseries. Naturally I shall be sharing all my discoveries with you in The Good Life France Magazine […]

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Happy 14 July and bon weekend from football mad France!

Written by on July 14, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Happy 14 July and bon weekend from football mad France!

Bonjour! Hope you had a good week. Bonne Fête Nationale! Happy 14 July! It’s a national holiday in France, us English speakers call it Bastille Day but in France it’s called La Fete Nationale and they say “joyeux quartorze Juillet”. It’s a day for celebration, fireworks, parades, flea markets and of course food – long lunches […]

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Bon weekend newsletter from football mad France!

Written by on July 8, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Bon weekend newsletter from football mad France!

Bonjour! Hope you had a good week. I don’t know about you, but I am not a massive football fan (I’m more a rugby kind of girl). It seems that I am a bit of a rarity, certainly in my little village in the middle of nowhere rural France. Last Saturday the other half disappeared […]

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Weekly newsletter from The Good Life France

Written by on June 30, 2018 in Newsletter from France
Weekly newsletter from The Good Life France

Bonjour, Hope you had a good week. Here it’s been so sunny and warm I’ve hardly known which way to turn! To paint the shutters or paint the house? To weed the garden or to clear the paths? Painting the shutters is a marathon job, more than 30 of them to do, each has 4 […]

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The very best weekly newsletter from France

Written by on June 16, 2018 in Newsletter from France
The very best weekly newsletter from France

Bonjour! Hope you had a good week. I missed chatting to you last week, but I was rattling over cobblestones in Paris in a funky 2CV, visiting museums and exploring the city’s restaurants. I worked off the calories cycling and getting fit at the new Villages Nature Paris, a brand-new nature and holiday resort close […]

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