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An early Spring and promise of a hot Summer

It’s always heartwarming to compare, and sometimes contrast, the weather that we’re having here in southwest France to the weather back in the UK and to be reminded that we do enjoy longer, hotter summers. An early Spring suggests that…

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Gîte Accommodation for Large Groups: The Surprise 70th Birthday Party

If you are looking for spacious accommodation for a large party, here’s a post that tells how we provided this for a large group of friends celebrating a birthday for a week this summer.

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10 things to do in June & July in Poitou-Charentes

Of course, there are hundreds of things to do in Poitou-Charentes in June and July for families and individuals alike and so here are 10 things to do to start with….

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Classic Car Holidays

Long before we first arrived here it was clear to me that France is a wonderful country in which to take classic car tours. With the many miles (or I should say kilometres) of roads and thousands of places to…

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