Provencal Split Personality
Expat Living and Real EstateVicki Archer

Provencal Split Personality

By Vicki I had a revelation as I waited in the local bank in Saint Rémy de Provence. Banking, a task that would normally have my impatience cranked up to the highest level. I have developed “Provencal split personality”. What is Provencal split personality? And yes, I made this term …

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Reflections From Provence Vicki Archer
Expat Living and Real EstateVicki Archer

Reflections From Provence

By Vicki Today I am feeling pensive. An early morning flight to Provence can do that to you. Coincidentally a fellow blogger, Helen asked what prompted a move to France. She has tweaked some deep emotions. Helen related the question to music, a note that could be associated with an …

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speak-french Bedding In French @bfBlogger2013
Barefoot BloggerLearning French

I’m Still Not Learning French

By Deborah Bine Remember when I returned to France in April and promised I’d know French by Christmas? Here’s the update in mid October. Like those 20 pounds I was going to lose. It’s just not happening. Priorities Explore this Post Via:: Barefoot Blogger       

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Bedding In French @bfBlogger2013
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real EstateLearning French

I’m Not Learning French

This article was previously published by Debby Bine (Barefoot Blogger) on her website.  She agreed to share it with Perfectly Provence readers as it is such a classic expat story… Learning to speak French is becoming an issue for me. Try as I may, it is a bit of a …

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Hilda Stearn French Car #French #Provence #Car
Expat Living and Real EstateHilda StearnLiving in Provence

The long road well travelled

Hilda Stearn entertains us with her story about how a made-in-Italy, Spanish-registered car from London meets Provence’s paperasse.

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School and the Converse Shoes #International #School #MyDreamyProvence
Expat Living and Real EstateMy Dreamy Provence

School and the Converse Shoes

Our first day at the little CIPEC International School located just ten minutes outside Aix on a peaceful road surrounded by beautiful sunflowers. The house we are renting is four minutes away and I’m in heaven as it’s so much quicker than my school run back home. When we first …

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BF Blogger Lucy
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real Estate

Heros of the Week Expat Stories from the South of France

By Deborah Bine Update to yesterday’s blog, “One Step Forward, Two Back“. Lucy needed a new battery after all. Hoping to drive to Nimes to deal with my lost phone at SFR, I went to the parking garage to pick up Lucy. Soon I discovered the battery was dead … …

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Expat Living image One Step Forward, Two Back
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real Estate

Expat Living: One Step Forward, Two Back

Contributor blog post by Deborah Bine: If you think living in France is buttery croissants and fancy red wine, welcome to my week. Wednesday The calendar said I was to pick up Geoffrey to visit vineyards up north to take photos for my blog. The chosen location was more than an …

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