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Sophia Mose

About the author:

Sophia Mose is a licensed buyer’s agent in southern Provence and runs Provence Search, covering the Aix-Avignon, Alpilles and Luberon areas of Provence. Before moving to France in 2005 tri-lingual Sophia was an international finance lawyer in New York and London.

Articles by Sophia Mose


Discover the Dream-like Alpilles Villages

The Alpilles never cease to enthrall, no matter how many times you navigate the meandering little roads that connect the dreamlike unspoilt villages scattered throughout this protected nature reserve.

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Two Natural ‘miracle’ Paints

Although recent EU legislation had limited the VOC contents of paints this does not mean that all paints are now “green”, safe and natural.

Terracotta Tiles

Treating and Protecting Terracotta Tiles

Terracotta is an attractive, rustic material for both old and new houses. If you’re not careful however, it can be very easy to become a slave to your terracotta floor. Here are some tips on how to avoid potential pitfalls when sealing, protecting and maintaining terracotta tiles.