Food, Garden, General, Inspiration for Life

What to do with a Glut of Courgettes /Zucchini

It is the first week of August and our second summer here at La Girouette is in full swing.  We learnt a lot from our first summer in the potager (veg garden) but, despite my decision to plant a LOT less courgette seeds, we have been harvesting about 2.5 kg of them a day for… Continue reading What to do with a Glut of Courgettes /Zucchini

Garden, General, Inspiration for Life, Life in the Dordogne

Home Sweet Home!

After 6 months looking and 3 months extremely focused and intensive (15 hours per week) house-hunting we have finally bought our new home in the Dordogne!  Voici 'La Girouette'...... Anyone who has bought a home in France knows that the system here is very different to the UK/Ireland.  For starters there are no big centralised… Continue reading Home Sweet Home!