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Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

A Journey from Hobbiton to Provence

A gal who calls herself a ‘citizen of planet earth’ and who loves Crêpes Cidre et Co in Aix-en-Provence as much as I do! This was someone I had to get to know. Claire McAlpine has lived in France for almost 10-years, but it took her French husband five years …

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Anne-Marie Simons Aix-en-Provence Market
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottExpat Living and Real EstateLiving in Provence

Formula One Race Cars to Provence Today

It was hardly a race back to Europe. Anne-Marie Simons moved to the United States (US) in the fall of 1966, for one year. And, stayed for 32 more. From her birthplace of Maastricht (the Netherlands), Anne-Marie’s studies in French language and culture took her to Paris and then to …

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Destination Uzes @Bfblogger2013
Barefoot BloggerExpat Living and Real Estate

So it begins. Destination: Uzes, France

By Deborah Originally posted on Barefoot Blogger: Only four more days until I leave for my great adventure to the south of France. Solo. Just as planned. This is my first time blogging an adventure, so I’ll start by telling why I’m heading to Uzes, France; how I’m getting there; …

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French Strikes
AixcentricExpat Living and Real Estate

New Website Lists French Strikes

By aixcentric photo from The Guardian Last year we were wrong-footed by air-traffic controllers three times: one flight cancelled, one delayed and one afternoon sitting on the tarmac at Heathrow for hours. ‘Where can we find out about this sort of thing before it happens?’ we wondered. Well now there’s …

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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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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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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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