Everything but the Kitchen Sink….

Buying into the dream of owning a French property often means being seduced by the challenges of the inevitable “Renovation Project”. Overnight, it seems, hordes of Francophiles discover the joys and trials of re-pointing, dry lining and other assorted DIY jobs. Not only that but suddenly, we’re doing it all in French!

For many . . . → Read More: Everything but the Kitchen Sink….

Reasons to be cheerful … part one

Sunny Days in Deux Sevres

It seems like every news bulletin you come across at the moment is all about cutbacks and inflation. Articles from the other side of the channel paint a gloomy picture of house prices falling. However, rather than the usual doom and gloom scenario so beloved of the British press . . . → Read More: Reasons to be cheerful … part one