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Buying a house

Yes, finally we have bought a house – although it’s not quite as simple as that. We had our offer accepted by the Dutch couple who currently own it, and spent an hour and a half in the Belgian estate … Continue reading

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Short weeks and night walks

We have decided that French weeks have several hours less than ordinary weeks. What other explanation can there be for Saturdays coming round so fast? Last Saturday we visited a new area, partly for house-hunting purposes, and ended up late … Continue reading

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Chalets, houses and midnight visitors

First, a follow up from last week’s blog, Alison’s shoulder is much improved and we didn’t quite draw a line under house-hunting. We had a very agreeable church weekend away at a campsite near St Paul en Forêt, about an … Continue reading

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One week on

So, we have been at Les Courmettes for a week, although in some ways it seems much longer. There have been a number of achievements this week: we have managed to improve our French in a number of small ways, … Continue reading

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