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Preparing for Winter

This might seem a little premature. After all, we’re only in early September and it’s still summer officially. But heating these old stone houses has to be taken very seriously. The summers can be blisteringly hot here in SW France, … Continue reading

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SW France Weather August 2013 and a Conundrum

The weather post is late this month. This is because we have spent most of this week cutting and stacking four tonnes of oak wood for the winter. It is delivered in metre lengths and we cut each one into … Continue reading

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