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House hunting in France

Over the last few years we have had several guests using us as a base for house hunting in the Dordogne.  I’m pleased to say that many of them have been successful. One couple had just a week here earlier this year, and at the end of it found their dream. The agent...

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A la cuisine!

Bienvenue au Clos du Verger! Venez cuisiner avec moi pendant ces semaines d'automne. Je vous offre une recette de ma cuisine, très facile à faire et très anglaise. Je l'avais promis aux amis de notre page Facebook https://www.facebook.com/ClosduVerger/ Les Scones...

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Our “green” credentials in Les Sarrazies

 Let me take you on a technical walk round Le Clos du Verger to show you our small efforts at sustainable living in Les Sarrazies. It’s mostly about the infrastructure. When we came here in 2009 the abandoned old farm felt like a time warp. The past family here lived...

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Appels and apples

Appels and apples

It is ten and a half years ago since Martin and I changed our lives to leave our lovely part of the UK for a long term adventure in France. Three years later, once the worst of the rebuilding work was behind us, we dug out some less tatty clothes than our normal attire and we married here in the Mairie in the village.

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