Category Archives: “Once upon a time in France” how our story began

Our project- buying, renovating and restoring a house in France on a mini budget

Episode 34-How bad can it be? “before” images of French village house

renovation, restoration, reinvention Some newer viewers have asked just how bad the house in France was we when we bought it. As I can’t yet present the full French “before and after” story, we will start with some early photos … Continue reading

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Episode 1: Haunted Hovel funds French Folly

renovation, restoration, recollection May 2005…………… Aftermath When  we first embarked on our adventures in French property renovation we were living a relatively “normal” life (well, as normal as I, who have always danced to a different drum , could sustain..) … Continue reading

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