Does it makes financial sense to buy a property in France?

Nothing illustrates more clearly the rise and fall of foreign home ownership in France than the currency exchange transactions and mortgage applications from foreigners looking to buy a home a France. And, although the property market in France has slowed during the economic crisis, France is still the top foreign buyer’s property . . . → Read More: Does it makes financial sense to buy a property in France?

‘The origin of species’ and local markets (horse-meat optional)

Pick ‘n’ mix – cepes, the king of the mushroom

 

The whole horse-meat farce has highlighted once again a subject close to my heart – the importance of buying and eating locally sourced, fresh and seasonal produce. In many countries we have become far too far removed from the source of our food . . . → Read More: ‘The origin of species’ and local markets (horse-meat optional)