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NOVEMBER GARDEN TO DO LIST

Maïlén // Thursday, 07 November 2019

NOVEMBER GARDEN TO DO LIST

November Garden To Do List

Le Jardin Contemporain // The Contemporary Garden - Barry Watton Garden Designs shares with us his To do list for November (first published on https://lejardincontemporain.com/november-garden-todo-list):

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DECEMBER GARDEN TO DO LIST

Maïlén // Thursday, 07 November 2019

DECEMBER GARDEN TO DO LIST

November Garden To Do List


The days are almost at their shortest and the mercury has plummeted, but even in a brisk December there are a few things you can do in the garden to keep you warm and get ahead of the game ready for next year. Le Jardin Contemporain // The Contemporary Garden - Barry Watton Garden Designs shares with us his To do list for December (first published on December Gardening To Do List):

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HOUSE INSURANCE IN FRANCE

Maïlén // Thursday, 07 November 2019

HOUSE INSURANCE IN FRANCE

Whether you are the owner of a property, renting or a landlord, buildings insurance is vitally important. When buying a property in France, you will need to show to the Notaires on completion day that you have taken out insurance for the property you are buying as of that day.

Home Insurance In France

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Our First Year in our French Home

Maïlén // Thursday, 07 November 2019

Our First Year in our French Home

A year ago today, we went to the Notaires to complete on the purchase of our new home: we therefore celebrate our first year in our French home today (although we technically moved in the following day)!

A whole year. I still remember a year ago… I was finding my feet in my new job. The children were settling in their new schools in the local villages, with a sign of relief from all of us after a year where they attended three different schools (so this was school number 4 within a period of 12 months). We were slowly but surely gathering the information required for Barry to set up his new business.

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The Arrival of Autumn - October Update

Maïlén // Monday, 07 October 2019

The Arrival of Autumn

Whilst the sun still pokes his head out now and again, it is truly starting to feel Autumnal in our little part of France, don’t you think?

The rain has brought back the gorgeous green to the surrounding fields, the trees are slowly but surely starting to change colour ready to put on their best fiery display, and the wildlife is getting ready for winter.

As for us, the wood has been ordered and log burners are being lit once again, salads are being replaced by gorgeous comfort food and our homes being prepared for winter after another glorious Summer season.

There is something truly special about the change of seasons, and the Autumn light in the Charente, Vienne and Deux Sevres countryside is truly magical!

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