Our own little piece of France

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We’re on our way to owning a little piece of France. We’ve found a house – and had our offer accepted.  The house is in a small village in the picturesque Kochersberg area,  just 12 km (7.5 miles) from Strasbourg.  With lush open fields and plenty of fresh air, the village has a population of just 801 (!) Since it’s …

Tour de France – four days to go

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Strasbourg’s gone Tour de France crazy. This year the race, which begins on Saturday, starts in the centre of Strasbourg.  For the last six months we’ve seen workmen resurfacing all the streets to be carpet-smooth, public buildings have been repainted, flowers have been planted and signs erected. We’ve even got new funky-looking street lamp posts. Watch the start of the …

Dream house – nightmare commute

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  We’ve found a house that is: a) within our (very small) budget, b) isn’t the size of a rabbit hutch, c) doesn’t require spending mega-money to make it habitable. It’s a great place. An original design, modern though built in an Alsace house style.  130 square metres, decent sized bedrooms, a huge basement and a modest but low-maintenance garden.  …

Picnic in the French countryside

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Lionel and Hélène joined us for a picnic in Hungerplatz, a small medieval town dating back to the 13th century, just 30 minutes South of Strasbourg. The sun was shining, the beers were cold, the company was great. Life is good. [fancy_images width=”500″ height=”450″] [/fancy_images]

We’re on holiday – again!

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  We’re currently on holiday for a couple of weeks, back in the office on July 3rd. Since we were on holiday only a couple of months ago, we’re not going away this time. Instead, we’re house hunting. Argh! Yesterday we had a great time at Stef and Claude’s place at an impromptu BBQ – that ended up ending way …

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PhotoBooth and Email

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Alcohol, email and Apple’s PhotoBooth software don’t mix… (click on the image above to see us in all our glory!)