Patricia Sands, the author of the Love in Provence series returns to the South of France with a poignant portrait of a woman who must learn how to create a new life for herself… Sixty-two-year-old Arianna arrives in the South of France for a two-week artists’ workshop full of anticipation but burdened by guilt. Back […]
I’ve gone and written a book about my life in France! It all began on a dismal day in February when I left London with my husband to take my Dad to buy some wine in France on a day trip. When my Mum died my Dad would drink a bit too much whisky at […]
The authorities in Paris, Lyon and Grenoble have introduced a scheme which means that all vehicles in those cities must display a sticker which reflects their carbon emissions. It’s in the name of pollution control and with immediate effect (Feb 2017) failure to display the mandatory stickers, including foreign vehicles, may result in a fine of […]
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We’ve got a set of French lessons by video to give away. 8 video lessons with acclaimed French teacher Geri Metz whose core teaching focuses on helping you to correctly form and pronounce French words and sound authentically French, unlearning the “Anglo-American mouth”. Geri teaches you to finesse your French and sound more like a […]
Bonjour Here in France we’ve been through a bit of a cold spell the last week. Even in the normally not too frosty south, my friends have been complaining of below zero temperatures. I quite like it when it’s cold out. After several years here, I’ve got the hang of making sure there’s enough wood […]