Events Listing for Alsace-Lorraine

Join the locals in celebrating the heritage of this region and its regional delicacies at events across Alsace and Lorraine. From January’s Fête de la Montagne to December’s Fête Saint Nicolas, you’ll be spoiled for choice!

A diary of a barn conversion in the Limousin – part 6

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 …

A diary of a barn conversion in the Limousin – part 5

That ‘turning point’ that I talked about last month, well it turned out to be more of a roundabout…! We have had a miserable month due to the excessive rain we’ve had. The barn is sat at the bottom of a slight incline and so all the rain coming off the field has been seeping into the barn …

A diary of a barn conversion in the Limousin – part 3

It is now the end of March. The roof is completely finished and we’re absolutely thrilled with it. It looks great and it feels like a big step in the right direction. As we had thought (and hoped), the back tiles were in really good condition so were able to reuse …

Lorraine mixte double porteFrancobelge 3kw or 7kw

• Poêle tout fonte peint noir • Chargement en façade • Appareil de chauffage à fonctionnement intermittent au bois et continu au charbon • Combustion sur grille en fonte pivotante • Chambre de combustion fermée avec parois latérales en briques

Lorraine mixte chauffage central Francobelge

• Poêle tout fonte peint noir • Chargement en façade • Appareil de chauffage à fonctionnement intermittent au bois et continu au charbon • Double porte, munies de verres céramiques • Combustion sur grille • Chambre de combustion fermée avec

French planning law Q & A

Lawyers Jérôme Frances-Lagarrigue and Julia Jones examine how French planning law works and consider what you need to know before you get started – and what to do if planning permission is refused …

Père Noël

Père Noël is the French equivalent of the British Father Christmas and the American Santa Claus. In general, France has not adopted the modern garb of Santa Claus in jacket and trousers, but keeps to the older version with a long red…