The Croft

Our Holiday Cottage in France Our picturesque gite (holiday cottage) is located in a hamlet about 2 kms from Bussiere-Poitevine, a rural village in the Haute Vienne, central France. The Croft is a 200 year old workers cottage, which has been restored to retain the […]

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Our Life in Australia

Mandurah, Western Australia. Mandurah is a coastal city about one hour south of Perth, the capital of Western Australia.  It is known for its fantastic waterways, large estuary, pristine beaches and lay back lifestyle.  Once a holiday destination, it is now a popular commuter city […]

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Why France?

Pourquoi Pas? Why not? France is a country with rich history, beautiful scenery, amazing architecture and delicious food and wine. On a family holiday to Italy and France about 6 years ago, we stayed in a gite (holiday cottage) in Uzes, south of France. We […]

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Our Country Life in France

Country Life French Style We live in a hamlet on the outskirts of Bussiere-Poitevine, a small village in the Haute Vienne. Our property consists of two houses on half an acre , surrounded by land that is farmed for sheep and the famous Limousin Beef.  The […]

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Saint Emilion

Beautiful Saint Emilion As lovers of good wine, we were thrilled to visit St Emilion, a medieval town 35 kms from Bordeaux and world renowned for it’s vineyards and fabulous wines. St Emilion is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, honoured for its cultural landscape and historical […]

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