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First date with a Frenchman

First dates can be nerve-wracking enough, but cooking a three-course French dinner for a Frenchman can turn into a downright disaster – as Cathe learnt the hard way!

Andrea Bouchaud twenty in paris

Living and studying in Paris

Andrea knew she wanted to live in France ever since her first day of French class when she was 13 years old…

manx ski chalet Chris and Vanessa Callow

A Chalet in the Alps

Chris, an Isle of Man Advocate in General Practice, and Vanessa, formerly Head of PE at Island Secondary School, met on the hockey pitch…


Lunes Art & Bijoux

Kylee turned her hobby into a a successful jewellery and art studio in Luc sur Orbieu, near Carcassonne and Narbonne.