The uncertainty around Brexit is of course a concern for most people. For anyone planning a move to France, or any other EU country, it is a huge unknown. We're doing our best to press ahead with our plans but Brexit remains the elephant in the room that we're doing our best to 'ignore'. At... Continue Reading →
A list of the books I've read so far... I've now made the links clickable. Earning Money From Your French Home - Jo Taylor, Survival Books, 2005. Essential Questions to Ask when Buying a House in France - Mark Sampson. France: A Short History: From Gaul to de Gaulle - John Julius Norwich, John Murray,... Continue Reading →
Le Roi de Prusse?
Browsing one of the many websites offering advice about moving to, living in or running a business in France (mostly linked to estate agents) I came across a poster who said that "running a B&B in France was like "travailler pour le roi de Prusse" ". Literally it means “to work for the king of Prussia”... Continue Reading →
Knowing that we have a lot to learn we started by asking the people around us about their experience of holidays in France. We put together a quick questionnaire and asked family and friends to help spread the word. We wanted to hear from people who had visited France to find out how, why, where... Continue Reading →