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First of the season

The return of the sunny weather has also seen the start of the flea market season.  From now until mid-September, Saint-Chinian will be hosting a  236 more words

Travel

Continuing the Renovations -Attacking the Bedroom!

It occurred to me that I haven’t updated on the renovation process for a while. As with many projects, you take a huge leap forward, and then revelling in the new transformed state of things, it goes onto the back-burner, although really it isn’t finished at all. 969 more words

Living In France

Vide Greniers / Brocante

Heads up, if you like a car boot sale and go to France then this is for you.  Occuring around this time of year (April to May) 92 more words

Sociable

The Summer Kitchen Revisited

This time last year I chatted about our summer kitchen and I asked your advice about what to do with the ugly, falling down, insulated ceiling. 1,375 more words

Brocante and Chocolate

These last few days everything has felt slightly different as the sun streams in through the windows, and although the mercury is definitely nudging upwards a little there’s a cold easterly wind which is banishing all thoughts of bare arms and legs. 1,271 more words

Upcycling French needlepoint

I’ve just finished making this upholstered stool cover for my niece who’s just got a job with the RSPCA – (Congratulations Sarah!). Made from vintage French cotton needlepoint with a piped cord edge and hessian on an old pub stool. 33 more words

Car Boot Sale

Finding brocante in the attic and an ivy update


Oh my goodness we’ve packed a lot in so far this weekend. It began with one of those early Saturday mornings when you wake up with the sun streaming in through the bedroom windows, and even though you’d dearly love a lie-in, you just know that you have to get up; it would be a criminal offence to waste such a beautiful start to the day. 1,227 more words