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A Food Geek in London

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France future

Your initials here, and here, and here…

So I think that means we’ve committed. In France when you make an offer and it is accepted you then sign a Compromis de Vente, which is a binding contract, accompanied by a 5-10% deposit that you lose if you... Continue Reading →

Why?

A very good question, thank you for asking. In order to answer that I have asked myself these questions: What really makes me happy? What do I enjoy spending time doing? What small positive contribution can I make to this... Continue Reading →

…and now for pigs

Food, poo, sex and a lot of mud.  That pretty much sums up the last two days. Part of the ‘France Plan’ is to have a smallholding – with pigs at the centre (Dom has always had a thing for... Continue Reading →

For sale! ….and budget considerations (yawn).

The house is now 'decluttered' (sort of....) and on the market.  10 viewings so far and it is all a bit manic, no 'smelly' cooking, everything put away, floors constantly hoovered and mopped and making sure the dog is sorted ... Continue Reading →

Picking up momentum

Simple: a long weekend in the ‘Land of Pigeonniers’  to try and get our heads around exactly where in France we want to live. See a few properties to get a better idea of what we could afford/expect....have some nice food... Continue Reading →

The first day of the next bit

Many of my friends know I'm moving ahead with a pretty big life change right now.  The moment it became ‘reality’ for me was the afternoon of 19 October 2016, while I was sitting on a train platform in Jerez,... Continue Reading →

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