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Late summer colour in your French garden

Late summer colour in your French garden

Trevor Bridge shows us how to make the most of our gardens in summer by extending the season with herbaceous perennials

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Fishing for sea bass

Fishing for sea bass

Ron Cousins takes a closer look at sea bass, a favourite with anglers and diners alike

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So Sarlat!

So Sarlat!

The lovingly preserved medieval town of Sarlat is a world-class destination, particularly in high summer

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Bay Watch - a trip to Arcachon in Gironde

Bay Watch - a trip to Arcachon in Gironde

Over the years Arcachon has been appreciated by seabirds, fishermen and later, by comfortably-off villa owners. Recently the town has undergone a radical transformation, but the style remains as distinctive as ever.

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Pardon? Fairytale sayings

Pardon? Fairytale sayings

Emma Lee, our language expert, explores expressions that have their roots in stories handed down through the generations...

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Delivery days

Delivery days

Once the magazine is printed, you may think our job is done but in fact we only have a few days grace until the magazines arrive from the printer and deliveries begin. I went out for a day with Jon to see just what this involves...

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WIN tickets to Futuroscope with Living Magazine

WIN tickets to Futuroscope with Living Magazine

We are celebrating sending the August edition of Living to the printers with a fantastic GIVEAWAY! We have 5 pairs of tickets to Futuroscope to give to lucky readers, read on to find out how to enter...

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La Rochelle's Vieux Port is pedestrianised

La Rochelle's Vieux Port is pedestrianised

As revealed in the Feb/March 2015 issue of Living Magazine, the Maire of La Rochelle has implemented plans to pedestrianise the old port. The city came out in style yesterday as the final car drove symbolically along the quayside at midday...

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Cognac Blues Passions 2015

Cognac Blues Passions 2015

Cognac is famous both for its namesake and the historic town that sits on the river Charente, but every year for one week in July, it becomes a mecca for festival goers as it entices acts from around the world to come and enjoy some of the laid-back vibe that is Cognac Blues Passions...

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It's going to be Hot Hot Hot!

It's going to be Hot Hot Hot!

Starting Tuesday, a heatwave or canicule has been forecast, the like of which has not been seen in France for 60 years and it's starting in the south west. What should you do to stay cool?

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