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Robert Moon, the pest controller

Becoming a pest controller in France

Sylvia Edwards Davis talks to biker and ex-PI Robert Moon who, with wife Lesley, moved to the Cher département in the Centre Region. He’s the first Briton in France to become a qualified pest control or lutte contre les nuisibles professional…

The Walkers' favourite gîte in the Dordogne

Bargain hunting in the Dordogne

Jill Walker, her husband Peter and their dogs Archie and Lilly are regulars in France. She can’t resist a good brocante and has started selling French home accessories in England.

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My village: loving life in Tarn-et-Garonne

Val Johnstone talks fondly about life in her special corner of Tarn-et-Garonne I have always been greedy, so can I write about our three villages. We live in the country, on top of the world at Mas del Sol, practically equidistant between