The Challenges of House Renovating in Provence
Contributor blog post by Caroline Longstaffe
Don’t you ever wonder when you ask your friends how they are and they always say ‘wonderful’? Really, always wonderful, no-one’s life is wonderful all of the time, is it? I know I’m a sharer, I write a blog after all and admittedly I mostly write about all that’s wonderful, who wants to read anything else? So you might want to stop reading now because sorry, I’m about to defer from that norm! I hinted in my last post that renovating our house has had its trials.
…Continue reading here for Caroline’s story. You need courage and determination to undertake a construction project in an old house anywhere. However, in rural Provence there are challenges with language, delivery schedules, tiny streets and any host of other things you have not thought of yet. But, then again Lourmarin is beautiful and it will all turn out fine in the end.