Turning the Dream into Reality – Paul & Louise

IMG_0218_1593274002426Today I am really happy to be starting a new series here on the blog, introducing you to people from around the world who have made France their permanent home. I’ll be talking to individuals, couples and families. People from all walks of life, people who have come here to retire and those who need to still earn a living. Having started our property search service I have come to realise that people love hearing how others have coped with life in a foreign country.
So this is going to be ongoing for a long time. When people move here they frequently don’t speak French, they often have no idea quite how things will work out or what the future holds for them but they all have one thing in common: A passion for France and a determination to make it work.

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A Canadian in France

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Remember a few weeks ago I chatted about introducing you to some expats who have set up their own businesses here and have made France their home? Well today I am really excited to get this started and to introduce you to Leanne, who is Canadian. She has lived in France for many years with her French husband, Sylvain, and together they make artisanal soaps. These are soaps that are handmade with only pure natural ingredients, soaps that look so good and smell so divine one almost wants to eat them!

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This entire interview is so enriching and filled with such good advice it will have you mentally packing your bags, if you don’t already live here! Read more