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Lasagne beds

Lasagne beds

Lasagne beds, despite their name, will not allow you to grow lasagne but they are a wonderful method of no-dig gardening as Trevor Bridge explains…

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Fishing for Bream in France

Fishing for Bream in France

Discover bream, a great autumn catch, with fishing expert Ron Cousins

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Shore thing - visiting the coast out of season

Shore thing - visiting the coast out of season

The last summer visitors have departed, leaving a string of coastal havens at the mouth of the Charente for the rest of us to enjoy whenever we feel like it

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Duty of Care - War Graves around France

Duty of Care - War Graves around France

In countless foreign fields lie those whose sacrifice gave us the freedom we enjoy today. The War Graves Photographic Project is documenting their final resting places as Trevor Bridge explains.

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Going to Town - a trip to Poitiers

Going to Town - a trip to Poitiers

Feel the need for a revitalising change of scenery? Newly-transformed Poitiers offers real city buzz, along with some inspiring cultural events

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Asian hornets - the truth behind the myths

Asian hornets - the truth behind the myths

It is now over ten years since the Asian Hornet was first brought into France. Chris Luck discusses how their introduction has impacted on honey bees and humans, and separates the myths from reality…

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We're delivering!

We're delivering!

It's here! The October/November magazine has been delivered to us and is now winging its way to you...

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Pond Life in south west France

Pond Life in south west France

Chris Luck discovers the history of our local ponds and the important role they play in the countryside today

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Pardon? Harvest time expressions

Pardon? Harvest time expressions

Emma-Jane Lee, our language expert, takes her pick of French expressions at harvest time.

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La Rochelle Maritime Museum - Quay Sights

La Rochelle Maritime Museum - Quay Sights

Ever feel the call of the sea, yet somehow the prospect of simply lying on a hot beach doesn’t appeal? Tucked away in La Rochelle you’ll find just the thing to satisfy your nautical cravings...

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