The big move

After 3 years of talking about how much we would love to live in Toulouse – followed by 2 years of living in the French countryside/the land before time – we finally bit the bullet and rented ourselves an apartment just outside of Toulouse city centre! Toulouse is a beautiful place and has held a … Lire la suite The big move

Meet the farm

Whilst we build our little house we are living with Catherine, François’ lovely maman (mum, gold star!). Our tiny house is in her garden, which is perfect for us to be able to work on it – and also for a free babysitter once it’s finished… Something very important to know about Catherine is that … Lire la suite Meet the farm


Learning French is hard. I’ve been half trying for over a year. And despite living there for 5 months last year I still can’t speak French. I know a lot more now than I ever learnt at school, and yes the main reason that I can’t speak french yet is because I won’t speak french … Lire la suite Français!