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  Let the adventure begin Let the Gite adventure begin. We have done it before, it was amazing and now we are back. 6 years creating a hugely successful gite in the Limousin.  making a building into the flagship gite … Read More

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A walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods, the title of a brilliant book by Bill Bryson and a terrible adaptation to a Movie. I was thinking of the book as I was walking today. The book painted a great picture of the … Read More

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Is France hot in Summer. ?

Is France hot in Summer ? This was and still is a question we get asked a lot, Is France hot in Summer ?. At the moment, we are sweltering like the rest of Europe. The temperature today is over … Read More

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Saint Leonard de Noblat

Saint Leonard do Noblat What still amazes me in France is the sheer amount of History and our nearest town of Saint leonard de Noblat is no exception. Set on a hill above the river Vienne, the town is centered … Read More

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Quad Bike & Off road in France

Yesterday was spent exploring the hundreds of miles of off road trails. We spent several hours in the forests and other than the wildlife we saw not a person. It is great to find a place in the world so … Read More

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Fishing in the Limousin

Fishing in the Limousin Not being a keen fisherman, my knowledge of fishing in the Limousin was limited. We had a guest staying with us, the author of  ”avon days and stour ways“ who has kindly compiled a fisherman’s view of … Read More

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Café & Thé à Limoges

  Café & Thé à Limoges After a visit to the Lycée in Limoges we decided to try a Tea shop that had been suggested by a french friend of ours. Flaherty & Co is a small tea and coffee shop nestled … Read More

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Mushroom hunting in Limousin

This morning the mist lifted to reveal a little sunshine and it felt the perfect day to saddle up and go and do some mushroom hunting. This time of year is the best time to view these amazing fungi. You … Read More

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Geocaching in Limousin

  Geocaching in Limousin is becoming so popular that the regions boasts its own geo- adventures. The Limousin tourist board has its own site Terra-Aventura that sends you on geocaching adventures around the region. It is a great way to spend the … Read More

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve Dec24 Christmas eve and sat by the log fire with the dogs at my feet. We have just got back from a day at a Christmas market and a visit to the outdoor ice rink in Limoges. The … Read More

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