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My French Platter Replenished by Annemarie Rawson

Annemarie Rawson and her husband Steve decided they wanted a lifestyle change and moved half way round the world from New Zealand to France. Their …

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Review Timeless Paris | Ateliers, Emporiums, Savoir Faire

Marin Montagut’s book Timeless Paris | Ateliers, Emporiums, Savoir Faire is one of those books you’ll look at time and again. It’s brimming with exquisite …

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Review of Upper Crust: Homemade Bread the French Way 

If you’re serious about making bread, especially French bread, then this is the book for you. If you long to make an authentic baguette, pastries, …

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Winston Churchill’s love of painting on the French Riviera

In 2015, artist Paul Rafferty began a project to find the locations of Sir Winston Churchill’s painting locations for a book. His focus was the …

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The great glass dome of Galeries Lafayette, Paris   

Department stores and shopping malls are so often banal and uninspired. But in Paris, there is a department store interior of such exquisite beauty that …

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Flea markets in France are a cultural experience

Here in the middle of nowhere in rural France where I live, the pace of life is slow and wonderfully tranquil most of the time. In …

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French Pastry Made Simple, Molly Wilkinson

Molly Wilkinson’s French Pastry Made Simple is the perfect book for anyone who wants to make the most delicious French cakes. It’s like you’re in …

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Take the slow Road France, Martin Dorey

Whether it’s your first time taking a road trip in France or you’ve done it 100 times before, Martin Dorey’s Take the Slow Road France …

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A Late Return – Table tennis à la carte By Bill Rees

The excitement of training at a sport, improving, and then finally winning, is a bug which many people find irresistible. Of course there are hundreds …

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26 reasons to fall head over heels for France!

26 reasons to fall head over heels for France! Everyone has their own personal reason for falling in love with France. For some it’s the …

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