Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Beauty of Travel – expect the unexpected

The Church at St-Jean-de-Côle, Dordogne This year, we tried a new approach to choosing a holiday – we picked a charming house in a village we had never heard of in a country we had rarely visited: St-Jean-de-Côle in southern … Continue reading

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C’est La Folie by Michael Wright

I’d already heard of this book before I started my French project.  In the pre-little-man days I used to be able to (whisper it) read the whole Saturday Telegraph!  In one day!  Shocking, I know, but true.  How times have … Continue reading

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French Fashion and Style: My French Life by Vicki Archer and Parisian Chic by Ines de la Fressange

When I started my French project, I did a search on Amazon to see what books are available which relate to France and the French lifestyle.  I bought several stories of English people giving up the rat race and buying … Continue reading

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Interview with the author: Dancing in the Fountain by Karen McCann

An award-winning journalist, author, editor and blogger, Karen McCann has been living in Seville, Spain, since 2004. Wanderlust has taken her to more than thirty countries, including many developing or post-war nations where she and her husband volunteer as consultants … Continue reading

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