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The white house

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This house used to be full of colour. No more. After a stay in a beautiful gite in Brittany, which made me feel utterly calm, I redid much of our house two years ago (it is even simpler now than in these pictures). It took me a while to analyse what it was about that gite that I loved. I took… Read more »

Beds and boards – the French way to furnish

Every French house deserves at least some French furniture. Let’s sort the antiques from the bric-a-brac. Most British people buying a period house in France still prefer to a least partly furnish it with French furniture, and although the days of rock-bottom bargains may be over, there are still gems to be found if you shop carefully. Furniture can be found… Read more »