Daring to talk French politics

Politics is high on the list of conversation topics here in France following the success of the French far-right National Rally party in the European elections and Macron’s unexpected decision to call legislative elections here in France. There is a real sense in the air that something is very much in the . . . → Read More: Daring to talk French politics

New year, new house

January can be a tough time of year as the winter chill sets in and the holiday festivities wind down, but it is also a time of new beginnings, fresh starts and the perfect time to think big and long-term, a time to set the stage for positive changes. For . . . → Read More: New year, new house

Buying and running a gîte in France

Owning and running a gîte in France is a dream for many people whether that be as a full-time business or as an additional economic activity to top up a pension or another income stream while enjoying a new life abroad. It can also be a great investment and lifestyle choice. However, . . . → Read More: Buying and running a gîte in France

French village life

I am very lucky to have had lots of fantastic clients over the last 15 years of running this business, many of whom keep in touch. I love to hear how their life in France has evolved, the work they have done on their house, the adventures they have had, their favourite . . . → Read More: French village life