Latest French Property Price Report

The Notaires de France have recently released the latest review of the French property market and house prices in France over the last three years. In many parts of France, prices have remained fairly static but, in the Occitanie region, there has been a gradual but, nevertheless, upward trend in house prices, . . . → Read More: Latest French Property Price Report

An unusually faithful conversion

In this job, I am lucky enough to visit a huge number of very interesting and unusual properties. These can range from crumbling mountain barns to enormous Chateaux and pretty much everything in-between but this week was the first time that I have viewed a converted chapel which probably shows how unusual . . . → Read More: An unusually faithful conversion

Golf in the Pyrénées

I am not a golfer (at least not since I gave my father concussion when he was teaching me how to hold a club age 9) but, if I were, this is where I would want to play golf. It may only be a nine hole course but what it lacks in . . . → Read More: Golf in the Pyrénées

Five reasons (of many) to visit Toulouse

(With thanks to Lonely Planet Guide)


Toulouse is one of France’s most historic and fascinating cities. Known to locals as La Ville Rose (The Pink City) after the distinctive pink stone used to construct many of its buildings, Toulouse is a cosmopolitan melting-pot that’s awash with culture, art, industry and architecture, . . . → Read More: Five reasons (of many) to visit Toulouse