In the Rafters

Its been a busy couple of months and thanks to the glorious weather the builders were able to crack on and finished the roof a couple of weeks go. You can just see the new pan tiles on the above photograph taken looking down the river Clamoux from the far bridge. Next step was to put up the rails for...

House for Sale in Languedoc

Update on The Old Winery - Over the last couple of months we have spent our time clearing out The Old Winery which has taken a lot of work. It was full to the brim with junk, piles of rotting vegetation, mangled metal and I even found a couple of old harnesses for the horses that had once ploughed the...

Slowly but Surely

Over the past few months we suffered some setbacks which slowed the progress of our project down considerably but a few weeks ago it began to move more quickly again and now we are seeing some real progress. Overseeing all these exciting changes has been Rousseau our lovely ginger cat. He can't wait for us to move in and...

Barn News

The sun has shone almost every day since the beginning of June and temperatures have been high and difficult to work in but the pace has been steady and we are starting to see big differences in our project. Fisher has been hard at work building the steps up to the roof terrace. Its been no mean feat as he...

L’Ancienne Cave – A New Vin en Vacances Project

2017 was a wonderful year for Fisher and me. We met in January and very soon knew we wanted to spend the rest of our lives together and so Fisher came to live with me in France. The village where we live is in the Minervois district of the Languedoc-Roussillon and we think its one of the most beautiful in...