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Off the Beaten Track in France | A Passion for Produce

  Mmmm, food shopping in France! If I’ve got a bit of time before having to catch the ferry home after a meeting in France, …

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France | Off the beaten track

  When I was eleven, my mother bought an old rundown farmhouse in the Pas de Calais, just near the market town of Desvres. There …

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French Style: French Garden Style

We asked Nikki McArthur to talk to us about gardening style in France. Nikki and her husband Gary own and manage Kingdom Végétal, a  Garden Centre …

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French Style File: Norway meets France… interior design with flair

We met up with Hege Morris from Norway – a hugely talented interior designer who is married to a Scotsman called Craig with whom she …

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Fabulous French linen

French Style: “Bonjour Beauties” from California

  At The Good Life France we are always on the lookout for sites about France and we especially like it when we find someone …

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A French Life: Toby the dog and a dream come true for reader Susan Keefe

Today’s post comes from the lovely Susan Keefe, author of children’s book Toby’s Tails who lives in Le Mans, Pays de Loire – home of …

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A French Life: An artists’s memoires of Paris

A short while ago, we published a guest blog from an artist called Madeline who makes the most exquisite thread creatures and embroidered knick knacks …

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Fossil sites ignite passion of a palaeontologist in France

  Géry Janczik is a History and Geography teacher near Amiens but also a passionate palaeontologist.  Géry is never happier than when he is searching …

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The Good Life France chickens for the market

Ramassage des poules, or “chicken picking”

Reader Colin Peake  sent us this quirky piece about the time he worked as a “chicken picker” in France.  If you ever wondered about how …

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My French Life: Guest Blog Artist Madeline – “My Louis, My Paris”

Madeline is an American artist who has a penchant for France, Paris and especially the history of Louis XIV. Her mother, a war bride, was …

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