Those of you who have been following along on this blog for a while now will know that Neil and I own a house in France that we rent as a vacation rental property. I’ve written before about why we chose the town in the South West (Nérac) that we did and it seems incredible […]
I’m en route home via a couple of days in Toulouse (eh oui, the holidays are coming to an end – there is work to resume in a few weeks and, well, a cookbook to write!) so for French Fridays today I wanted to share something that’s been a big part of my summer. At […]
It’s July 14th. Bastille Day as it’s known outside France. And I’m sure there will be parties and fireworks and good food and wine. It’s the French way – always but especially in the summer. One of the things I love the most about France is the festive nature of the summer – from the […]
You might have noticed a few less posts that usual over the past two weeks. I’ve been in France with my mum over March Break and whilst I had every good intention of sharing more posts over this time, well, life sort of got in the way of that and I decided to give myself […]
Those of you who were reading here in the summer of 2014 might remember that we came back from France with a bigger-than-usual souvenir, a house! No, it’s not one of those “we fell in love with it and bought it on the spot” stories – I challenge anyone to purchase a house spontaneously in […]
Those of you who have read this blog for a while now or who follow me on Instagram will know that we have spent a fair amount of time in France over the past two years. Specifically, in the Lot-et-Garonne in a town called Nérac. I first discovered Nérac in the summer of 2012, when […]
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