Dominic Bliss introduces his two young daughters to cuisine “outside their nutritional comfort zones” in the Limousin.
Terry Ferdinand, who has a holiday home in the Creuse department, shares with us the delights of an unexpected trip around a local château. Terry and his wife were on their weekly shopping trip to Gueret but managed to fit in a fascinating history lesson en route.
A useful selection of herbs and spices essential for everyday recipes translated from English to French.
Have you taken adequate safety precautions to secure the contents of your home? Country homes are often not as secure as they could be. Old doors with woefully inadequate locks make an ideal target for thieves. How to secure your property…
There are three options for electricity tariffs, Base, Heures Creuses and Tempo. Base is a set price per kWh depending on the power supply, which can be from 3 – 36 kVA. Most properties which opt for this option choose either 6 or 9 kVA. The higher powers are usually for someone running business machinery.
Well you have made the big move to Limousin, just starting to feel settled and then you find out you are expecting a baby. No one would be surprised if your first reaction is “I want to go home.” Don’t panic help is at hand..
Through the historic connections between France and Morocco, they are now very popular here. A tagine is a spicy, flavourful and exotic dish that is easy to make and reveals the cultural connections between France and Morocco.
Andrea and Bruce describe the local population’s enthusiastic, if somewhat bemused, reaction to their recent opening of a vegetarian Chambres d’Hôtes in the Creuse department of central France.
Etoile Cycliste Peyrat 23, Creuse are keen to welcome new members to their cycling club, all ages and levels and nationalities welcome…
June has turned out to be a good month despite the continuing rain! We have had no further problems with water getting in thank goodness, so we started the month with concrete being poured in the trenches for the foundation walls and in the hangar ready for the workshop …
This spot is for favourite recipes – particularly vegetarian versions of French classics.
Please let us have yours.
Stovesellers sont les distributeurs principaux en France d’appareils britanniques à bois et à combustible solide basés dans le centre de la France. Nous sommes spécialisés dans l’approvisionnement et l’installation d’appareils de chauffage et de cuisson utilisant des combustibles solides. Stovesellers…
Amicale Creusoise de Vehicules d’Epoque (23) Local classic car club (vehicles more than 25 years old). Meets regularly in Creuse and welcomes new members.
An article highlighting the potential problems of integrating children with special education needs into the French school system and the totally different atmosphere encountered in the classroom.
Free Nursery places in the Limousin as in much of France are over subscribed. As a result priority is given to children who are 3 years of age or over. …
Wanda Glowinska-Rizzi had long wanted to live in France. She has finally made it to the Creuse from England via New York and Paris – and along the way got married to a French man. She has useful advice for other foreigners trying to live a French life