Tag Archives: Lassay les Chateaux

Nigel Heath seeks out a Vide-Grenier

Nigel Heath seeks out a Vide-Grenier

There was an automatic quickening of the pulse the moment we spotted our first Vide-Greniers sign of the new season. It was while my wife Jenny and I were passing through the small Normandy town of La ...
Nigel Heath visits four French gardens

Nigel Heath visits four French gardens

I am always wary of making generalisations but having been a regular holiday visitor to Normandy and Brittany, I have come to realise that the French view of gardens is rather different to ours just o ...
Celebrating a French home owning oddesy

Celebrating a French home owning oddesy

Our eight year French home owning adventure began with the first of many voyages from Portsmouth on Brittany Ferries Normandy and Mon St Michelle. It was April and we were responding to a long standin ...