My French House

Recycling in France – when life deals you lemons, make lemonade!

Written by on March 21, 2012 in My French House with 0 Comments
Recycling in France – when life deals you lemons, make lemonade!

I didn’t realise that I was starting to turn into a French style recycler until English friends who visited commented on my use of old vinyl records as coasters and place mats, the fact that I use old plastic packets as cloches in the greenhouse and that I steal their newspapers to line my chicken […]

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Fosse Septique Disaster in Rural France

Written by on February 29, 2012 in My French House with 0 Comments
Fosse Septique Disaster in Rural France

I was recently asked by a journalist from a UK newspaper about my life in France and she asked me to think of something funny that happened to me.  I was stumped, I hadn’t expected that as a question. The journalist had emailed me after seeing this website and was keen on talking to renovation […]

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The day we found our dream house in France

Written by on February 1, 2012 in My French House with 0 Comments
The day we found our dream house in France

It’s a really cold day with a hint of snow in the air, the sort of day when you want to stay in and keep warm, it reminds me of the day we found our house and the start of my French life began. It was a few years ago and like today cold, grey and […]

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