According to new reports, full fat cheese is good for you. It is now believed that eating cheese raises your "good" cholesterol levels thus protecting you against cardiovascular and metabolic disease...[More]
We love herbs both for cooking and for the insects they attract but we have had problems getting our herb bed how we want it. We now think we have finally got it sorted - after 9 years!
A couple of days ago we were travelling back from Condé-sur-Noireau when one of these flew up from the side of the road near the river. Our first thought was a heron but in fact no, it was a black st...[More]
It's La Rentrée or back to school in France. Schools start tomorrow but where our boys go, it is only the first years who go in on the first day so my two don't start until Friday. Nothing like a ge...[More]
The Château de Vendeuvre was built from 1741 as the country seat of Alexandre de Vendeuvre where he would spend his summers with his family. Originally the gardens were all formal but in the 19th cen...[More]